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what is the definition or description of: spinal stenosis?

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Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Reduced spinal canal: Reduction in the spinal canal whether in the cervical, thoracic or lumbar. Usually causing neurogenic claudicatory symptoms like pain going down the legs or arms. If these are going on, you definitely need to see a specialist
Answered on Jun 8, 2017

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