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Spinal Stenosis Blog Posts
Why Do My Legs Suddenly Give Out?
Jay Jagannathan, MD, FAANS
| Aug 28, 2019
Leg weakness may cause sudden buckling, an unsteady gait, and possible falls. Here are a few possible conditions that may cause weakness in your legs.
What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?
Zinovy Meyler, DO
| Aug 26, 2019
While back muscle spasms can involve intense pain and tightness, the underlying cause is not always obvious. Here are some possible causes of back muscle spasms, and how to get quick relief.
How Long Does a Pinched Nerve Last?
Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD
| Aug 06, 2019
A pinched nerve in the neck or back can cause shock-like pain, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness into the arm or leg. Here are some treatment ideas and how long it may take to find relief.
Is My Pain Sciatica or Something Else?
| Mar 14, 2019
There are several conditions that mimic the shooting, searing pain of sciatica. Learn what conditions could be masquerading as sciatica and how your doctor might make a differential diagnosis.
6 Signs of Spinal Stenosis
| Nov 06, 2017
Could your back pain be caused by spinal stenosis? Learn the telltale symptoms of this back condition.
Could Your Foot Pain Be Caused by a Problem in Your Spine?
Kevin Ju, MD
| Jun 21, 2017
The source of your foot pain may not be the foot itself. Learn what spinal conditions may present as leg or foot pain and/or numbness.
How Cervical Stenosis With Myelopathy Affects Your Body
| Dec 19, 2016
Cervical stenosis with myelopathy can have painful, far-reaching effects on your body and health. Learn how cervical stenosis develops and how to spot the symptoms with this video recap.
A Simple Stretch for Sciatica Caused by Spinal Stenosis
| Nov 18, 2016
The back flexion stretch may help relieve your sciatic pain caused by spinal stenosis.
5 Ways Motion Causes Low Back Pain
| Aug 26, 2016
Many types of low back pain are rooted in the motion of the spine. Learn why certain types of motion cause pain in the spine to find a solution for your low back woes.
Is My Hand Pain from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Something Else?
Larry Parker, MD
| Aug 16, 2016
When you have pain and numbness in your hand, there are a few likely causes. Learn what they are, and what symptoms they usually cause.
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