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Foraminal narrowing is a spinal condition that describes the narrowing of the foraminal canals — the thin passageways on either side of a vertebra that allow nerve roots to exit into the spinal canal.
Many times, foraminal narrowing can develop as the result of another spine condition such as a herniated disc or bone spur. When these conditions develop it can press into the foraminal canal, limiting the free space where the nerve roots travel out to the rest of the body. As the foraminal narrowing continues, the risk of a nerve becoming pinched or compressed within the canal increases.
Resources to help you learn about foraminal stenosis
Nerve compression caused by foraminal narrowing can lead to a series of painful symptoms that can alter your everyday activities. If you’re currently experiencing these symptoms and have already been diagnosed with foraminal narrowing, it is important you research your condition and the treatment options available to you.
Take a moment to read through our collection of articles concerning foraminal narrowing below:
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