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Spinal Cord Compression Symptoms and Treatment

 Spinal Cord CompressionSpinal cord compression occurs when something puts pressure on the spinal cord. Tumors, spinal cord injury, and aging can all cause spinal cord compression. Symptoms of spinal cord compression include problems with bowel or bladder function, loss of sensation in hands and feet, weakness of the arms and legs, coordination problems, pain and numbness in the extremities, neck, back, arms or shoulders. If you have these symptoms, seek medical attention as soon as possible.