If the spinal canal and the nerve root canals become clogged, this condition is Spinal Stenosis. It affects the back and legs, can cause numbness and tingling, and weakening in the affected areas. Compression of the spinal cord or reduction of the nerve roots that exit the spine due to the compression may cause muscle spasms in the affected area.

In difficult situations, this can result in paralysis of the muscles and organs of the body. During their journey down the spinal column, neurons are protected by a spinal column, which shelters and hides them from potential danger. Here, your muscles and organs are under the supervision and coordination of your nervous system.

Your body’s functions are regulated by your nervous system, which is composed of your nerves, spinal column, and brain. Having nerves pinched or squeezed by Spinal Stenosis. can negatively influence your health and capacity to do daily tasks. 

 Nervous System

Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis:

The most prevalent location for this is in the lower back (lumbar vertebrae). Among the symptoms are:

  • Leg and foot tingling and numbness
  • Leg and foot pain radiates outward.
  • cramping in the legs
  • Loss of the ability to reproduce
  • Functional problems with the digestive system or urinary system
  • Walking up or downstairs, up and down ramps, and up and down hills may be uncomfortable.

Because the spinal cord is directly squeezed in the neck cervical spine is significantly more dangerous.

Among the symptoms are:

  • Arm and hand numbness and tingling
  • Arm and hand pain radiates outwards.
  • Arms and hands sluggish and trembling
  • The body is in serious jeopardy.
  • In some cases, this might result in paralysis of the entire body.

It’s the most common cause: osteoarthritis.

Stenosis of the spinal column:

Several reasons can contribute to Spinal Stenosis, but one of the most common is osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease brought on by continuous stress and injury. When the spine is out of alignment and unable to move correctly, osteoarthritis in the spinal column is the most typical symptom. 

Osteophytes (bony spurs) restrict the spinal canal due to osteoarthritis. Disc degeneration can occur as a result of osteoarthritis in the spine. Degeneration of these discs will limit the mobility of the spine. 

Spinal stenosis can also be caused by:

  • A slouched posture
  • Cysts, tumors, and other abnormalities
  • Bone spurs or osteophytes
  • A herniated disc

Chiropractic Care:

On the other hand, traditional medicine may provide some relief from symptoms. However much pressure is applied, it does not always help relieve the symptoms of a degenerative condition. Treat Spinal Stenosis with chiropractic care to alleviate discomfort, restore range of motion, and lessen nerve pressure. 

Traditional Medicine

Chiropractic care, both safe and effective in treating. It can be pretty successful in chiropractic spinal adjustments, spinal decompression therapy, and traction methods are among the techniques employed. It is possible to use flexion-distraction procedures to ease symptoms without the unpleasant side effects of medication or the risks associated with epidurals and surgery. 

Spinal Stenosis Treatment Options:

This will be treated with medical procedures, but they don’t address the underlying problem or prevent further spine deterioration. For individuals experiencing discomfort, a variety of therapy options are available to assist them in managing their condition. Your doctor may recommend physical therapy and physical activity to treat your disease. 

May prescribe painkillers to ease the discomfort. Surgery may be necessary in extreme cases. During surgery for Spinal Stenosis, the vertebrae are commonly fused by removing portions of the vertebrae known as the laminae from the vertebrae (laminectomy). Because of this, you may experience a reduction in your mobility. While the surgery results may vary from patient to patient, it will not cure osteoarthritis

In conclusion, as always we say – healthy in body, healthy in mind, healthy in spirit – we are here to serve you and help you. Supporting local communities and our dear clients to Be safe living life with a little less pain if not pain free! Don’t hesitate to contact us at (667) 215 5546.