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A 68-year-old male asked:

i am suffering from disease of lumbar sacral spine reveal lumbar spondylosis.and loss of lumbar lordosis due to back muscle spasm. what is the reason?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Inflammation: Aging or degeneration of the spine is termed spondylosis which can lead to arthritis or inflammation causing the muscles to react causing them to spasm pulling out straight the lumbar spine causing a loss of its sway or curve known as lordosis.

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Last updated Jun 6, 2013

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