A 38-year-old female asked:
what does it mean when an xray says reversal of the cervical lordotic is secondary to muscle spasms?
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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.
2.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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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