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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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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 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?

Some degree 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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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 get tested for lordosis?

How do you get tested for lordosis?

Exam, X-ray, MRI: Typically a physical exam is needed first. Checking range of motion, making sure all nerves are functioning well. Then an x-ray of lumbar spine can be helpful. If there is back pain, and physical therapy and other treatments have not been helpful, then an MRI is indicated. ...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