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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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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

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I am experiencing lordosis. The following also describes me: Back pain. What should I do? I'm 17 will it stunt my height.

Lordosis : It will not stunt your growth but you need to see a physical therapist who would be able to put you on a regimen of exercise to try and correct this ...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?

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

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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?

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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