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Spreading pain to leg; what does spondylosis do to your back?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Degeneration
Spondylosis is a word to describe the degeneration or aging that occurs in everyone if they live long enough.
Tissues thicken; bone spurs form, ;disks narrow, bulge, lose water. When this narrow space around nerves, sometimes the nerves are irritated, causing leg pain, numbness, weakness.

In brief: Degeneration
Spondylosis is a word to describe the degeneration or aging that occurs in everyone if they live long enough.
Tissues thicken; bone spurs form, ;disks narrow, bulge, lose water. When this narrow space around nerves, sometimes the nerves are irritated, causing leg pain, numbness, weakness.
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