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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a result of the spinal cord in the neck or the spinal nerve roots being compressed. It is a condition which usually develops gradually and generally affects older people over the age of 50.

Causes


Some of the causes of spinal stenosis include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Disc degeneration
  • Thickened ligaments
  • Spinal injury
  • Disease

Symptoms


The symptoms of spinal stenosis include:

  • Leg pain
  • Pain when walking
  • Tingling, weakness and numbness in the legs
  • Arm pain
  • Problems with co-ordination

Diagnosis and treatment


If you’re suffering with spinal stenosis, or are concerned that you might be, come and talk to us at T&O Spine. An expert consultant will discuss your medical history with you, carry out a physical examination and talk you through the treatment options.