Back pain is one of the most common health issues that we face today. It also accounts for around 264 million sick leaves every year in the United States alone. So, it’s only fair to assume that people are looking to get long-term solutions or treatments for such pain that time and again disturbs your daily routine. Here, we will be talking about Spinal Stenosis and how it directly affects our back.
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Most of us know that our spine supports our upper body and helps it to move around freely, even twist and turn. It consists of a number of bones. As such, our spine is divided into several parts, each with a function to support our body. Through the spaces between the bones on our spine, run the spinal nerves. These nerves are responsible for transmitting signals from the brain to the rest of our body such as pain, rest, walking, jumping, and other sensations.
As we age, the space between our spine starts to get narrow because of the wear and tear of the bones. This results in less space for the spinal nerves to pass through the spinal canal and hence puts pressure on the spinal nerve roots, resulting in its malfunctioning. Not only does it cause back pain, but our body also gets incorrect signals or no signals at all from the brain. For instance, we do not feel pain even when something is hurting us or we feel a lot of pain even when nothing is bothering us.
Some of the other symptoms of Spinal Stenosis include:
- Mild or chronic back pain that gets better when you lead forward
- Weakness in your arms and legs
- Tingling kind of feeling in your arms and legs
- Numbness or cramping in buttocks and legs
- Severe pain in only one side of your leg
Other than age-related cause, the reasons for this condition also include:
- Spinal injuries
- Thickened ligaments along the spine
- Herniated discs
- Bone overgrowth from Paget’s disease
What are your treatment options?
There are a lot of ways you can treat your Spinal Stenosis including surgery, drugs, and other natural remedies. Likewise, there are a lot of experienced doctors and chiropractors who can help you get rid of back pain. However, it is advisable to go to a place that has a lot of experience and offers you effective treatment.
Want to treat Spinal Stenosis without drugs and surgery?
Yes, it’s possible! Our unique team of practiced doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, and nurse practitioner at Illinois Back Institute can treat your Spinal Stenosis without surgery or drugs. We use a proven natural technique that has helped more than 500,000 patients with back pain. Our goal is to give you your healthy and pain-free life back but this is only possible if you trust us. To make this easy, you can simply book a free appointment here and learn more about the treatment that will be involved.
Looking forward to helping you get your life back!