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Can Driving In The Car Make My Spinal Stenosis Pain Act Up
Could a fall on a steel beam cause or start the process for spinal stenosis. I fell back onto a leg of a car lift and hit my whole back and head.
Have pain in left groin &hip aggravated by sitting. Have spinal stenosis severe in L4'L5. Started 20 days ago after long car ride. Can back cause?
Yes: Yes sitting long periods of time can inflame a lumbar region that as severe spinal stenosis. The pain in your hip and groin can be from aggravated nerve roots. You can try McKenzie Back exercises. If it doesn't resolve, then seek medical evaluation. Back pain that causes numbness around rectum, foot immobility or bladder incontinence needs immediate attention. ...Read more
No: No, however, lying on your stomach may increase the arch or sway or lordosis of your lower back that could aggravate your symptoms and if thereis advanced stenosis, lying flat on your back may also do the same. Most people sleep in a fetal position on either side for relief like bending over for relief opening up the stenosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually but: Not in the lumbar spine except in severe, long standing cases or in people with an underlying neuropathy, there can be muscle wasting or atrophy or even permanent nerve changes leading to continued, numbness, tingling &/or weakness. In the neck, it can also injure the spinal cord permanently and this can happen in the thoracic or chest level as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where?: Good studies show that the safest and most cost effective even in the neck is with the lysis of adhesion technique using contrast hyaluronidase , local and steroid followed bt Hypertonic Saline x3 in the lumbar area caudal and transforaminal catheter placement at the most effected area. Doing the same epidural steroids work for a couple of weeks the above lysis technique for much longer. ...Read more
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