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What are the symptoms of back spinal stenosis?
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
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In brief: Many
Bachache, root pain baladder and bowl symptoms and sensory symptoms.
Typically symptom are worsened after physical activity.

In brief: Many
Bachache, root pain baladder and bowl symptoms and sensory symptoms.
Typically symptom are worsened after physical activity.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Spinal Stenosis
Symptoms typically progress over time, as nerves become more compressed.
You might experience: leg or arm weakness lower back pain with standing or walking numbness in your legs or buttocks balance problems sitting in a chair usually helps relieve these symptoms. However, they will return with periods of standing or walking.

In brief: Spinal Stenosis
Symptoms typically progress over time, as nerves become more compressed.
You might experience: leg or arm weakness lower back pain with standing or walking numbness in your legs or buttocks balance problems sitting in a chair usually helps relieve these symptoms. However, they will return with periods of standing or walking.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: For many none
For some, this is an incidental finding that increases with age.
On an imaging study but symptoms when they are present are called neurogenic claudication or pain in the legs with/without neurologixc symptoms like numbness with standing & walking relieved by sitting/bending over. As it worsens, standing/walking tolerance lessens. Occasionally, if high spine level tight, could just cause back pain.

In brief: For many none
For some, this is an incidental finding that increases with age.
On an imaging study but symptoms when they are present are called neurogenic claudication or pain in the legs with/without neurologixc symptoms like numbness with standing & walking relieved by sitting/bending over. As it worsens, standing/walking tolerance lessens. Occasionally, if high spine level tight, could just cause back pain.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Leg pain
Depends on area stenotic lumbar gives leg pain with standing or walking neck gives arm pain and poor balance.

In brief: Leg pain
Depends on area stenotic lumbar gives leg pain with standing or walking neck gives arm pain and poor balance.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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