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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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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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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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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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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

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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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I have lordosis. Will I be laying on back during an endoscopy?

I have lordosis. Will I be laying on back during an endoscopy?

Left lateral side: Most endoscopies are performed with you turned into the left lateral position--this means you are turned onto your left side. This takes advantage of the body's anatomy. Since your stomach is on the left side, turning you to the left allows the endoscope to drop into your stomach. The left position also reduces your risk of aspirating saliva or stomach contents were you instead on your back. ...Read more

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Is "true sacralized l5" accompanied by an accentuated lordosis?

Is "true sacralized l5" accompanied by an accentuated lordosis?

Not necessarily: The lumbar spine normally has 5 vertebrae. A sacralized L5 means that the transverse processes, normally separate from the sacrum, have become fused to the sacral ala. This process can also be partially complete, resulting in a transitional vertebra that is not completely fused. This process, however, is not associated with an increased or decreased lordosis. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with lordosis. Could it be from the years of gymnastics?

I was diagnosed with lordosis. Could it be from the years of gymnastics?

See below: Lordosis is the term used to describe the natural curve or "sway" in your low back. It is normal to have some degree of lordosis although some people have more or less than others. ...Read more

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What happens if I have lordosis, will perfectly standing straight reduce it?

What happens if I have lordosis, will perfectly standing straight reduce it?

No: lordosis depends more on the shape and alignment of the vertebrae than just standing up.Good posture is great, and will serve you well for the future ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have lordosis, will perfectly standing straight reduce it?

Can you tell me if I have lordosis, will perfectly standing straight reduce it?

Lordosis: Lumbar lordosis is normal and everyone has slightly different degrees of lordosis. Changing posture may only reduce it temporarily. If it's not bothering you then you don't need any treatment ...Read more

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Horribly from pain. This year i was diagnosed with lordosis. Could it be from the years of gymnastics?

Horribly from pain. This year i was diagnosed with lordosis. Could it be from the years of gymnastics?

Yes, absolutely: The hyperextension gymnast are put through can often cause back pain, especially increased lordosis due to ligamentous laxity. Have you had any imaging of your back? One of the most commonly undiagnosed causes of back pain in gymnasts (until the last couple of years) is a pars fracture, a small piece of the vertebrae that can be extremely painful and cause an increase in lordosis. Ask your doctor. ...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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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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