U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 32-year-old member asked:

Straightening of the mid cervical lordosis with muscle spasm or strain means what?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine 16 years experience
Xray: This is just a xray comment that states your muscles are tight causing the spine to look more flat than it normally would if your muscles were not tight. The neck normally has a curvature to it, when tight muscles are pulling on it, they will straighten out the curve so to speak.
Last updated May 24, 2019

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.