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Would numbness of toes be an initial effect of spinal stenosis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: It could be one

Of them. Pain, numbness, tingling anywhere from the back and dow towards the toes can be all related to stenosis.

In brief: It could be one

Of them. Pain, numbness, tingling anywhere from the back and dow towards the toes can be all related to stenosis.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Classically worse with standing better seated.

In brief: Yes

Classically worse with standing better seated.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It may

Spinal stenosis can present with a variety of symptoms individually or in combination but when in the lumbar spine, they are made worse with standing and walking and relieved by bending or sitting.
If the stenosis occurs in neck or mid back it can present this way too but will be not affected by standing or walking or relieved necessarily by sitting.

In brief: It may

Spinal stenosis can present with a variety of symptoms individually or in combination but when in the lumbar spine, they are made worse with standing and walking and relieved by bending or sitting.
If the stenosis occurs in neck or mid back it can present this way too but will be not affected by standing or walking or relieved necessarily by sitting.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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