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1

What is Foraminal Stenosis?

Narrowing of one or more spinal foramina

2

Name the common areas in which Foraminal Stenosis occurs?

C5/6
C6/7
L3/4
L4/5
L5/S1

3

What symptoms may arise from Foraminal Stenosis at the common sites?

-Sciatica or Brachialgia

4

The narrowing of the spinal foramina cause compression and irritation to what?

Spinal Nerve root

5

What population is stenosis more common and what disorders is it associated with?

Elderly
-Facet Joint Arthritis
-Osteophytes (bony spurs)
-Loss of disc height (Disc Degeneration)
-Spondylolisthesis (Lumbar Spinal Slip)