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Spinal Stenosis Evaluation
- Arm numbness (unilateral)
- Leg numbness (unilateral)
- Arm weakness (unilateral)
- Leg weakness (unilateral)
- Difficulty walking
- Loss of reflexes
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of spinal stenosis.
Tests that may be used to evaluate spinal stenosis include:
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PubMed Spinal Stenosis References
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- Snyder DL, Doggett D, Turkelson C. Treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Aug 1;70(3):517-20. 
- Thomas SA. Spinal stenosis: history and physical examination. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2003 Feb;14(1):29-39. 
- Yuan PS, Booth RE Jr, Albert TJ. Nonsurgical and surgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis. Instr Course Lect. 2005;54:303-12.