Nerves Commonly Affected by Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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When nerve roots in the lower back (lumbar region) are compressed, the pressure can affect nerves that extend into the legs. This can cause symptoms of pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs and feet.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
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June 04, 2014
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