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Skin and tissue receptors communicate with spinal nerves.
When patients with spinal stenosis develop leg pain or cramping with ambulation, it usually is caused by mechanical compression and choking off of the microvascular supply to the spinal nerve.
If one of the spinal nerves going to your left leg is somehow causing the symptoms, nonsurgical options are usually tried first.
What's even more impressive is the delicacy of our nervous system, made up of the brain, spinal cord, and spinal nerve roots.
The vertebral artery lies in close proximity to the C2, 3 and 4 spinal nerves, allowing it to be used as an ultrasonic landmark for identifying the deep cervical plexus.
The somatic nervous system innervates skeletal, or voluntary, muscles, and entails the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, and spinal nerves.
As a result of spinal kinesiopathology, the spinal cord nerve roots, spinal nerves, ganglia, other nerve fibers, and related structures (meninges) are impinged, compressed, or otherwise irritated leading to dis-ease--disharmony in the body as a whole.
The dye circulates around the spinal cord and spinal nerves, which appear as white objects against bone on an x-ray film.
11] Thus, the phrenic nerve, being derived from spinal nerves of mixed motor and sensory function, could be the innovator (motor) of the cramp at a local or central level and the bearer (sensory) of the pain.
Lars Olson of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and his colleagues sliced a small section from the rats' spinal nerves, closed the gap with nerves from outside the spinal cord, glued the fibers in place, and biochemically coaxed severed spinal nerves to grow through this neural infrastructure.
Decompression surgery is a common procedure used to treat lumbar spinal stenosis by cutting away overgrown bone and tissue causing pressure on the spinal nerves.