Causes of Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Ronald Tolchin, Medical Director of the Baptist Health Center for Spine Care, says spinal stenosis is very common and happens when arthritis occurs and the discs start to shrink and they start to compress the nerves.

He explains patients will experience nerve pain or numbness and tingling into the extremities due to the pinching of the nerve. He also points out spinal stenosis happens in multiple areas at once.

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