Lumbar canal stenosis is the condition where the nerves in the lower back known as lumbar area get compressed leading the reduced flow of blood to the legs. This causes pain in lower back, hips and legs. Along with the pain, the patient also experiences numbness and weakness in the legs. Lumbar canal stenosis can happen to older as well younger population. The stenosis of the lumbar canal happens over the years and doesn't happen suddenly. The discs become less spongy with aging, resulting in loss of disk height, and may cause bulging of the hardened disk into the spinal canal.
Lumbar Canal Stenosis is one of the most common problem that a good spine specialist would be able to diagnose largely through the physical examination of the patient and certain investigations. Lumbar stenosis has symptoms that include:
Pain, weakness or numbness in the legs, calves or buttocks
Cramping in the calves with walking
Pain radiating into one or both thighs and legs
Loss of motor functioning of the legs, loss of normal bowel or bladder function in rare cases
Dr Sudeep Jain is one of the best spine specialist in New Delhi. Lumbar canal stenosis is one of the most common problem which the patients come with to the clinic.. Most of the younger patients get good results with conservative management that includes medicine and physiotherapy. However there might be the cases where the compression of nerve is too much which may need one of the following surgeries:
Spinal Fusion Surgery
Most of the these surgeries are done through a minimally invasive or endoscopic manner hence they are very safe and recovery is also fast. Dr Sudeep Jain is one of the best spine specialist and surgeon in New Delhi with vast experience in treating patients with lumbar canal stenosis through conservative as well as surgical approach.
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My team of professionals will patiently hear to your complaints, do a thorough examination and would order investigations only to confirm the clinical diagnosis when in doubt. Most of the problems of spine would be treated conservatively if the patients comes to us in time.
Dr. Sudeep Jain, MCh
Lead Spine Surgeon
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