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Can spodylosis affect blood flow to the limbs? could spondylosis affect the blood flow to the limbs? if so, isnt this dangerous?

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Dr. David Lundin
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
No: Spondylosis itself does not affect blood flow the limbs but associated spinal stenosis can give the limbs a feeling of coldness or heaviness that can be mistaken for a blood flow problem. Evaluation by a spinal surgeon is recommended.

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Last updated Jan 15, 2016

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