Spinal stenosis is one of the most common causes of lower back pain found in patients who have crossed the age of fifty years. This pain can also cause burning sensation and numbness in the buttocks or legs and eventually leads to leg weakness. Needless to say this can be a debilitating injury that a great number of middle age people suffer from every day. In our practice we have found a complex protocol that significantly helps these patients this includes adjustments, traction, and soft tissue therapy.
The ligaments that hold the vertebra together are known to get larger while invading the nerve space. Ostioarthritis is a common joint decease, which as we age, will produce a growth of bony spurs that invade the space of the nerve roots. Or the discs in between the donuts may degenerate and push back on to the spinal cord causing the symptoms. You can visit woodinvillesportandspine.com/services/chiropractic-care/ for kirkland chiropractic services.
There are some simple things that patients that are suffering from spinal stenosis can do to decrease their pain. The easiest is bending forward. Leaning forward whether it is on a shopping cart or while riding a bike will open up the posterior aspect of the spine giving the nerves more space causing less irritation. In some cases, leaning forward will put more pressure on the disc aggravating the symptoms. It would be beneficial for you to look for certified chiropractor who can treat your disease in an appropriate manner.