A narrowing of the lumbar or cervical spinal canal, which causes compression on nerve roots. Spinal stenosis occurs in middle-aged or elderly people. It may be caused by osteoarthritis, Paget’s disease, or as a result of injury that causes pressure on the nerve roots.
Symptoms are pain in the buttocks, thighs, or calves that is worse with walking or exercise, numbness in the buttocks, thighs, or calves, that is worse with standing, walking, or exercise, back pain that radiates to the legs , weakness of the legs, neck pain, leg pain An examination of reflexes of lower extremities reveals asymmetry. Neurological examination confirms leg weakness and decreased sensation in the legs. An X-ray of the spine shows degenerative changes and narrowed spinal canal.
A spine MRI or spinal CT scan shows spinal stenosis. An EMG may show active and chronic neurological changes.
In homoeopathy medicine like Calcarea Carb, Graphitis, Psorinum, Petroleum, Sepia, Ars alb, Thuja, Mazerium are used for the treatment. The proper analysis of the case with the qualified homoeopathic physician will give the better results.