Cauda Equina Syndrome Directory
Cauda equina syndrome is characterized by spinal nerve root compression. If left untreated, cauda equina syndrome can cause serious permanent damage. Symptoms include severe lower back pain. Other symptoms include abnormal sensation in the legs, pain or numbness in the legs, bladder control problems, and sexual dysfunction. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about causes of cauda equina syndrome, how to treat it, and much more.
Back Pain Prevention
WebMD explains how exercise and lifestyle factor may or may not prevent back pain.
What Kind of Back Problem Do You Have?
Learn more from WebMD about diagnosis of a back problem.
Back Pain Exams & Tests
Exams and tests to determine what might be causing your lower back pain.
Time to See a Doctor
When to see a doctor for your back pain.