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Can a slight trauma or injury exacerbate lumbar spinal stenosis?

During an exam, the doctor thrust down on top of my head. (I think he was trying to balance himself). I immediately had an intense,sharp pain in my lower back with shooting pain into my right hip. The MRI shows lumbar spinal stenosis. I did not have any back or hip pain before he used my head like a stapler. Since that moment, I have been in intense pain that hydrocodone 10mg. barely touches. I also walk with a severe limp since this happened. Could that jolt to my spine exacerbate the stenosis?

Related Topics: Head, Walking, Hip Pain, Hydrocodone, Trauma
 

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