Of Low Back Pain
Causes of Low Back Pain
This disease is associated with spinal stenosis, but it differs because it
primary affects one or more vertebral foramen. Normally, nerve roots have enough
room to easily slip through the foramen. However, with age and disease, the
neuroforamen may become clogged with debris. The nerves can become trapped
The symptoms of foraminal stenosis may include numbness, weakness, burning
sensations, tingling, and pins and needles in the involved extremity, such
as the leg. Not every stenosis is critical, but if spinal stenosis is ignored,
nerves may die, which could result in a loss of function. The functional loss
could involve the ability to feel (sensory) and/or move (motor).
If conservative forms of treatment are unsuccessful, surgery is an option.
The procedure is termed a foraminotomy.
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