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Lordosis (Overview)

Of the spine seen. From the side in terms of the natural sway of the lower back as well as in the neck. It is in the opposite direction of the roundness or kyphosis of the chest region or thoracic spine with the head balanced over the hips with these curves compensating each other to allow this perfect balancing act.


Lordosis (Overview)

Of the spine seen. From the side in terms of the natural sway of the lower back as well as in the neck. It is in the opposite direction of the roundness or kyphosis of the chest region or thoracic spine with the head balanced over the hips with these curves compensating each other to allow this perfect balancing act.


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Can docs explain what does the loss of lumber lordosis mean?

Can docs explain what does the loss of lumber lordosis mean?

Loss of lordosis: Is straightening of either the lumbar or cervical spine. Lordotic curvature is part of the normal s curvature of the spine. When you have a loss of this curvature, you have straitening in the area. This can be normal for an individual, can be a sign of bad posture, or be caused by something like a muscle spasm. This does not allow for the same protective spring action the s curve provides. ...Read more

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Xray report has loss of cervical lordosis. Severe pain in movement of neck followed by left arm joint. Is it treatable? Is it danger? Pls help me out.

Xray report has loss of cervical lordosis. Severe pain in movement of neck followed by left arm joint. Is it treatable? Is it danger? Pls help me out.

It depends on type o: The report is only as reliable as the type of x-ray done (? C-spine x-ray versus MRI of the c-spine).
If you have lots of pain, a plane x-ray is not likely to help with the diagnosis. You need to be sure that you are examined by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to help you find out the cause and offer treatment which is appropriate. They can order a mri, if indicated based on their examination. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of loss of lordosis?

What are the symptoms of loss of lordosis?

Discomfort: Lordosis occurs naturally in the cervical (neck) and lumbar (lower back) spine. Loss of lordosis is accompanied by symptoms of discomfort or pain. It can also result in disurpted alignement of other structures resulting in pain and discomfort in other places. ...Read more

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How is lordosis treated?

May b normal: Some degree of lumbar lordosis is normal. Excessive lumbar lordosis can be the result of anterior pelvic tilt which can be due to tight hamstrings. "lordosing" sports such as line in football and gymnastics can be associated with spondylolysis and spondylilithesis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about treatment available for lordosis?

Can you tell me about treatment available for lordosis?

Yes it is: Two main things that need to be worked on is loss of extra abdominal weight and core strengthening. Beyond that, postural change is important as well. Discuss physical therapy with your physician for a core strengthening program. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of lordosis?

A matter of extremes: The lumbar spine (lower back) has what is known as a lordotic curve, naturally. You do not want to lose the natural curves. You want to get them back to your normal. ...Read more

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What does loss of lumbar lordosis mean? And what is the best treatment? What should I avoid? Can I excercise or go for morning walks?

See below: A loss of lumbar lordosis means that the natural curvature of the lumbar spine straightens out. This can be seen with arthritis of the spine as well as tightening of the muscles in the lumbar area. Some people have less lordosis than others so it is not always a problem. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What is lordosis?

What is lordosis?

Curve: This is the normal curvature of the cervical and lumbar spine. The curve has its convexity facing anteriorly and it's concavity facing posteriorly. ...Read more

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How is lordosis treated?

May b normal: Some degree of lumbar lordosis is normal. Excessive lumbar lordosis can be the result of anterior pelvic tilt which can be due to tight hamstrings. "lordosing" sports such as line in football and gymnastics can be associated with spondylolysis and spondylilithesis. ...Read more

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Is hyper lordosis fixable?

Is hyper lordosis fixable?

Yes it is: Two main things that need to be worked on is loss of extra abdominal weight and core strengthening. Beyond that, postural change is important as well. ...Read more

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Can lordosis be fixed? How?

Can lordosis be fixed? How?

Its normal: Lordosis is not pathologic it is normal, no need to fix it it is essential for proper balance and function normal in neck and lumbar spine it is mot why your back aches why do you ask? ...Read more

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How do I handle lumber lordosis?

How do I handle lumber lordosis?

See below: Best to see a physical therapist for exercises designed to strengthen the muscles on the back of the thigh that extend the hip, and exercises to stretch the muscles on the front of the thigh that flex the hip. This will help reduce the curvature. Back hyperextension exercises on a large inflatable exercise ball and the Pelvic Tilt exercise will strengthen the back muscles to help reduce the curve. ...Read more

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How can I correct lumber lordosis?

How can I correct lumber lordosis?

Strong abs: Llumbar lordosis is a good thing hyper lordosis can be corrected with stretching back and hamstrings strengthen core stand like a solider physical therapy can guide you to acstraightcerbalanced back. ...Read more

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What are ways to correct lordosis?

What are ways to correct lordosis?

Who says it needs a: Correction. Lordosis is a normal status in the neck and lower back. Usually, increased lordosis may be a compensation for increased thoracic kyphosis which generally is not problematic until exceeding 70 degrees kyphosis in the thoracic region. ...Read more

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Can curing lordosis make me taller?

Can curing lordosis make me taller?

Minimally: Unless you have a pathologic lordosis, then it most likely would not cause that much difference in height. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have lordosis?

A matter of extremes: The lumbar spine (lower back) has what is known as a lordotic curve, naturally. ...Read more