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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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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...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 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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Does laser help curing lordosis?

Does laser help curing lordosis?

No: simple answer. NO. laser works in eye and skin and various other sites but cannot cure congenital bone abnormality. ...Read more

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Is kyphosis/lordosis the same thing?

Is kyphosis/lordosis the same thing?

Let me help: Kyphosis is a forward rounding of your upper back. Some rounding is normal, but the term "kyphosis" usually refers to an exaggerated rounding, more than 50 degrees. This deformity is also called round back or hunchback.Lordosis: inward curvature of the spine. The spine is not supposed to be absolutely straight, so some degree of curvature is normal. When the curve exceeds the usual range. ...Read more

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Can gymnastics be a cause of my lordosis?

Can gymnastics be a cause of my lordosis?

Lordosis: High level gymnastics can sometimes lead to stress fractures in the lumbar spine called spondylolysis. This can cause increased lordosis. This can be diagnosised with diagnostic tests such as x-rays, mdi, CT scan. ...Read more

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What does lumber lordosis maintained mean?

What does lumber lordosis maintained mean?

Good thing: When you look at your spine from the side, the lumbar spine is supposed to normally have this sway (lordosis), to allow your head to be over your shoulders and over your waist. The report implies that your lumbar spine has the normal sway. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for lordosis? thanks!

What's the best remedy for lordosis? thanks!

Variable: Lordosis is the normal curvature of your spine in the cervical and lumbar region. If you have an increase in this then the etiology needs to be addressed and X-rays should be obtained. If it is not structural then the this may be your normal curvature and exercising and CORE exercises would be of value. If it is related to a structural issue then other options would need to be explored ...Read more

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What's the best way to cure spinal lordosis?

May not need curing: Lordosis is a curvature, which is normal in your lumbar spine. Excessive lordosis can be caused by certain lower extremity syndromes, or spondylolithesis. The excess lordosis is treated by treating the primary problem. ...Read more

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Can docs explain what does loss of lordosis mean?

Can docs explain what does loss of 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

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