Your low back pain could be caused by many reasons, characterized by the familiar symptoms of sciatica, but an additional pain, numbness, or tingling in both of your legs could be indicating another common condition associated with low back pain, lumbar spinal stenosis.
Lumbar spinal stenosis is a progressive spinal condition identified by degenerative changes in the spine that lead to a narrowing of the spinal canal. Through time, the narrower spinal canal begins to pinch the spinal nerve roots causing the well-known low back pain.
Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition affecting the spine. Through time, the spine undergoes degenerative changes, which may often cause the spinal canal to become narrow. As it narrow, the canal will eventually pinch the spinal nerve roots, causing symptoms associated with sciatica. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.