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what does it mean when an xray says reversal of the cervical lordotic is secondary to muscle spasms?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It means exactly what it says. The cervical spine loses it normal curvature due to muscles spasm. The curvature will return to normal when the muscle spasm resolves.
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Loss natural curve: The cervical spine is C shaped with its curve facing towards the back of the neck. The spinal area in the neck is called the cervical spine and is made up of 7 cervical vertebra. A normal healthy C spine has a slight lordotic curve which is anatomically important to bear the weight of the head Loss of the C lordosis results in a straightening or a reverse of the curve. Need tx to get curve back.

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Last updated Jul 30, 2015

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