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Straightened cervical curvature

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Khoury
Radiology 24 years experience
Hi, : Hi, what are your concerns/specific questions? These results discribed are disk disease/degenerative changes, there is nothing described to tell of h... Read More
Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
I : I recommend consultation with qualified spine surgeon to determine if your cervical disk disease is causing symptomatic spinal cord or nerve root comp... Read More

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Go to websites like : Spineuniverse.Com or spinehealth.Com for exercise suggestions or just do simple stretches while in a hot shower to relieve neck symptoms without conce... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 22 years experience
Indirectly: We see the reversal when the muscles are in spasm and the neck is in pain. When the pain goes away and the muscles relax their guarding we see a retur... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Curvature of neck. : Yes if it is not a "fixed" deformity. Physical therapy is directed a posture principles and range of motion improvement of your neck and shoulders. Th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Stone
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Yes: Physical therapy can help to reverse the curvature of your cervical spine. After the initial evulation the therapist will be able to determine your r... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Many things: As an example, family history of early degenerative arthritis, type of activity that you engage in and trauma. Please see you family physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 44 years experience
Cervical spine.: Normal cervical spine has a forward curvature (lordosis). Reversal of cervical lordosis usually means cervical muscle spasm. It may lead to pain with ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
It appears that : The slight straightening may either suggest that your body was positioned in such a way that this came about or reflecting some muscle spasm. The blo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Normal: The cord does not travel exactly as the bony architecture does. This is likely more of a comment by the radiologist rather than any real pathology.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: Usually occurs with chronic muscle spasm (cause of pain).