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What are the best of best Lordosis exercises?

What are the best of best Lordosis exercises?

Needs PT eval: Assuming you mean hyper lordosis of the lumbar spine, Williams flexion exercises will help strengthen core muscles and 'push' the lordosis In The opposite direction. A radiologic eval and visit tomthenphysical, therapist for a home program is best to be certain there is no other issue to be addressed. ...Read more

Lordosis (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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I have problem of lordosis. Please suggest me exercises for that.?

I have problem of lordosis. Please suggest me exercises for that.?

Usually one doesn't: Lumbar lordosis is usually not an issue unless it is due to an increase in upper back forward bend or rounding known as kyphosis or due to an underlying spine issue like a spondylolisthesis or even related to a hip/pelvis problem. Exercises in general are good involing cardio routines and flexibility but core ones like yoga and pilates are great in addition. ...Read more

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What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening and stretching exercises can be generally helpful, but they have not been shown to help the size of the scoliosis itself. So e patients with increased lumbar lordosis will have subtle hip flexion contractors and so stretching out the hips is important. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can I do to strengthen my back, which has a lower lumbar lordosis?

How to know what exercises can I do to strengthen my back, which has a lower lumbar lordosis?

McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more

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I have excessive lumbar lordosis from sitting too much ever since I was small. Can this be corrected through any exercises, or are attempts futile?

I have excessive lumbar lordosis from sitting too much ever since I was small. Can this be corrected through any exercises, or are attempts futile?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that you will be able to substantially change your mature skeletal frame with any non-surgical treatment. However, exercise and stretching as well as pt or chiropractic care can help with any discomfort. ...Read more

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I want to know about some exercise for Lordosis patients. Using back support elastic belt and cervical collar for more than a year but nothing work?

I want to know about some exercise for Lordosis patients. Using back support elastic belt and cervical collar for more than a year but nothing work?

It may help if it--: -due 2 habitual posture. It serves as a reminder 2 not slouch.

If due 2 anatomical variant, they will not help. ...Read more

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Are there good stomach-toning exercises that I easily can do? I have extreme scoliosis and lordosis.

Are there good stomach-toning exercises that I easily can do? I have extreme scoliosis and lordosis.

Yes: There are many, many toning exercises for the abdominal region. All of them require effort to do well, so I don't know that the word "easily" really applies.
Your back problems will limit motion. Look for exercises, like Pilates for example, that use only a slight range of motion but still manage to provide significant toning. And be careful; if it hurts, ease up a bit. Don't over do. ...Read more

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Can I hit the gym? I have lumbar lordosis with a mild disc bulge and what exercises can I do in the gym.

Can I hit the gym? I have lumbar lordosis with a mild disc bulge and what exercises can I do in the gym.

Low back pain: Isometric exercises that strength core muscle groups are the best. Try working with a personal trainer to help avoid further injury. Common sense will dictate that if a particular exercise makes the pain worse then discontinue that aspect of the exercise program. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower back. X-Ray reports Lumbar lordosis reduced. Minimal reduction in L4-L5 & L5-S1 disc space. Pl advice cause, medicine, exercise.

I have pain in lower back. X-Ray reports Lumbar lordosis reduced. Minimal reduction in L4-L5 & L5-S1 disc space. Pl advice cause, medicine, exercise.

Exercise: Low back pain is one of the most common complaints in medicine and the findings on your xray are seen in patients with NO BACK pain as often as those with pain. The most important advice I can give you is EXERCISE! STRENGTHEN THOSE BACK MUSCLES and you will feel better. Your Primary Care Provider can provide you with these exercises Goods Luck Be Well!
Hope this helps

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History of chronic neck muscle spasms. Now dx reversed cervical lordosis. Advised to wear neck brace during day & exercises. Scared of muscle atrophy.

History of chronic neck muscle spasms. Now dx reversed cervical lordosis. Advised to wear neck brace during day & exercises. Scared of muscle atrophy.

One in the same.: The reversal of the cervical lordosis (normal spinal curvature) to which you refer is due to the spasm of the neck muscles. The neck brace is meant to allow for natural relaxation of that muscle spasm. ...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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How to measure degree of Lordosis?

How to measure degree of Lordosis?

Standing X-ray: It is typically measured on a standing X-ray using the Sagittal (side) view and in the lumbar spine measuring the angle between the superior end plate of L1 and the inferior end plate of L5. Good question. ...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

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Can you tell me anything about lordosis?

Can you tell me anything about lordosis?

Lordosis: Is increased curvature, normally in cervical or lumbar regions of spine. The change in angle change in the vertebrae can lead to loss of strength of structures, increased arthritis and chance of nerve irritation. Generally, lumbar lordosis stems from abdominal weakness and often obesity as well as it changes your abdominal center of gravity. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How common is it to have minor 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 is the best way 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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Which stretches can I do to fix lordosis?

Which stretches can I do to fix lordosis?

Lordosis: Rarely problematic unless in the thoracic spine. Under these circumstances, can cause profound pulmonary problems. In the lumbar spine, no real magic number that is considered too much. As long as your spine is balanced with the head centered over the pelvis, you are fine. Only problem would be if a spondylolisthesis is present. But that would cause the hyper lordosis, not the converse. ...Read more

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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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What does mean by loss of lumber lordosis?

Loss of Lumbar curve: Indicates some "flattening" of the normal lumbar curve in the low back ...Read more

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What problems arise from excessive lordosis?

What problems arise from excessive lordosis?

A matter of extremes: Too great a curve can result in nerve impingement and bone spurring.
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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Why does it hurt to bend if you have lordosis?

Swayback: While lordosis is normal curvature of the lumbar spine, excessive lordosis (swayback) can be a potential cause of pain if it results in abnormal loading and biomechanics of the spinal segments. This condition is also associated with anterior pelvic tilt, tight hip flexors, and lax hip extensors. Treatment can include stretching of the iliopsoas muscles and tightening of the hamstring muscles. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have excessive lordosis?

How to determine if I have excessive lordosis?

Lordosis: Rarely problematic unless in the thoracic spine. Under these circumstances, can cause profound pulmonary problems. In the lumbar spine, no real magic number that is considered too much. As long as your spine is balances with the head centered over the pelvis, you are fine. Only problem would be if a spondylolisthesis is present. But that would cause the hyper lordosis, not the converse. ...Read more

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What does reversal venous normal lordosis mean?

What does reversal venous normal lordosis mean?

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 ...Read more

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Can I have height gain after correcting lordosis?

Can I have height gain after correcting lordosis?

Lordosis is good: In the lumbar and cervical spine, and does not need correcting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lordosis?

What is the definition or description of: lordosis?

This is the curve: 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. ...Read more

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Is mild lordosis a health concern? How do you treat it?

No: We have physiologic lordosis in our neck and lumbar spine. I am not sure what you mean by mild. In most cases mild curvature deviations are either completely asymptomatic or only minimally so. ...Read more

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How to fix khyplosis and lordosis at the age 28 if it's fixable?

Start by seeing a: Spinal surgeon, who can properly examine you, in addition to a detailed history, then be investigated, so an appropriate plan of treatment specific to you is started.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How much centimeters does curing lordosis add to apparent height?

How much centimeters does curing lordosis add to apparent height?

Minimal height incr: Depends on what the degree of lordosis is. Doubt it will make a large difference in height. ...Read more

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What amount height gain should I expect after correcting my lordosis?

That depends on the: Initial degree of the deformity and how flexible it is in terms of safely obtaining a correction which is to keep your spine balanced. You should ask your surgeon as to a range as it will not being an exact number. ...Read more