What is Spinal Stenosis?
Spinal Stenosis (pronounced sten-o-sis) is most commonly present in the lower back and neck. Basically, spinal stenosis is when there is abnormal narrowing of the open space in your spine. This presents added pressure on the nerves and spinal cord itself.
Common Causes of Spinal Stenosis
The most common cause of spinal stenosis is usual wear-and-tear. Symptoms may or may not manifest in a recognizable way. Some symptoms may include pain when standing or overall pain, numbness, or weakness.