Spinal Stenosis can cause pain, numbness and/or weakness in the arms and legs. It often occurs due to age-related degeneration of the spine in middle-aged to older people and due to herniated discs in younger patients. However, spinal stenosis can also result from injuries such as fractures, congenital (from birth) conditions, infections and tumors. Learn more and see what real patients have to say in this New Directions article. You can view video simulations of their procedures here:
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