APPOMATTOX, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is on the case of spinal stenosisat Primary Health Group - Appomattox.
This is a common cause of low back pain in people over age 60. It is generally caused by arthritis of the spine, aging, and/or trauma.
Anti-inflammatories, rest and sitting down may be helpful. Patients commonly report relief if they lean over a grocery cart while walking.
See your doctor if you are experiencing pain radiating to the legs, numbness, tingling, weakness, or bowel/bladder dysfunction.