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Diagnosed with spinal stenosis, degenerative cervical changes, have pain and weakness in both legs, lower back pain. How can I cure it?

i have not been told I have spinal stenosis although it has been seen in x rays however leg pain both legs and then also low back pain and weakness in legs at times. also have been told there might have been some degenerative cervical changes however new doctor has said there was not anything there. pain is worse what can I do. I am a male and im only 39
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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Thank you for your question.

For the weakness you feel in your legs and persistent back pain I would recommend getting an MRI of your lower back sooner rather than later. Low back is more likely to be the cause because neck problems usually present late in 50s and 60s. Also clinical examination by a neurologist or spine surgeon can help to distinguish between neck and low back problems.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
Answered: Fri, 23 Aug 2013
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