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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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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