Foraminal Stenosis

Conditions_ForaminalThe space between vertebrae that nerves roots travel through is called the foramen. When the foramen narrows, the nerves become compressed, causing a specific form of spinal stenosis that affects only a few vertebrae.


  • Numbness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Pain in the back and legs
  • Weakness in the extremities
  • Difficulty walking
  • Problems with bowel control


  • Medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Steroid injections
  • Laser spine surgery