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Is numbness associated with cervical spinal stenosis?

Absolutely. Numbness of the arms and/or legs are very common in spinal stenosis.

Dr. Stephen Wechsler
Chiropractic Medicine Specialist

Stenosis anywhere in the body can cause numbness in any area of the body below the stenosis. The first thing I would address is the inflammation. As an Ayurvedic practitioner and chiropractor, I look to reduce the inflammation through herbs such as Boswellia and Gugglu, as well as supplement with B vitamins.

As a chiropractor, I find that a chiropractic adjustment even to an unrelated area to the stenosis can reduce the pressure on the nerves and spinal cord as a whole.

Sara Wilson, FNP
Nursing Specialist

Sara Wilson, NP, from West Valley Spine Center, explains how numbness is associated with cervical spinal stenosis. Watch the video to learn how compressed nerves cause numbness and tingling.

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