Health

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Neurogenic Claudication

As we age there are degenerative changes that occur in the spine that combine to result in narrowing of the spinal canal. This can result in pressure on the spinal cord or on the nerve roots of the cauda equina. This narrowing is called spinal stenosis.

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Disc Herniation and Sciatica

Disc herniation means that some of the nucleus material that is in the center of the disc has moved out of the disc through a tear or a crack in the outer annulus.

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Degenerative Disc Disease

What is it? Why did I get it? What can I do about it? Degenerative disc disease is a bad term because it is really not a disease. It is a fact of life and is mostly a genetic condition.

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Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headache refers to headaches that occur because of abnormalities in the neck or cervical spine. The upper three cervical nerves segments (C1-3) and the trigeminal nerve segments (V1-3) innervates the face and head and form the trigeminocervical complex.

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