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What does reversal venous normal lordosis mean?

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Dr. Cheng-lun Soo
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Deformity in spine: I assume it is a reversal of the cervical lordosis; which normal means there is a tightness/ spasm of the neck muscle probably second to pain
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Loss of curvature: The spine has natural curves. Lordosis occurs naturally in the neck and low back where the spine curves naturally forward a bit. Loss of normal lordosis is most common in the neck and it usually occurs die to constant bending forward or osteoarthritis in the cervical vertebrae.
Last updated Nov 1, 2017

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