Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Prevalence of “Congenital Lumbar Spinal Stenosis” In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain in Mombasa

Chronic low back pain is one of the commonest maladies of man. There are multiple causes of chronic low back pain that will include degenerative, inflammatory and mechanical causes. Developmental lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS) is known to cause symptoms of axial back pain with or without leg pain in the young adult.

These symptoms become severer when patients with DLSS develop degenerative changes in the spine as the severity of theca sac and foramina compression increases.

We hypothesized that developmental lumbar spinal stenosis is a major predisposing factor for chronic low back pain (CLBP) in adult population.

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About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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