There are mainly no severe symptoms except stiffness and pain in the neck and. Sometimes, due to stiffness, you might feel your body getting numb and weakness in the overall body. There are two types of Spinal Stenosis, Cervical Stenosis and Lumbar Stenosis. Lumbar stenosis is a more common type and affects the stiffness of the spine in the lower back. In contrast, Cervical Stenosis affects the neck region.
The weakness and numbness are the main reasons you must refer to a doctor. Overall symptoms are as follows:
- Difficulty in walking and balancing yourself becomes difficult.
- Loss of control of the bowel and bladder.