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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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I have a straightened lumbat lordosis due to musle spasm. My leg nerve is suffering for pain. Is this related to my desease?

I have a straightened lumbat lordosis due to musle spasm. My leg nerve is suffering for pain.  Is this related to my desease?

Likely: The nerves that travel down the lower extremities share the same roots as the ones which travel to the muscles of the back. So yes, there is a relation. Back pain has many causes and depending on the scenario, more than one problem may be present. ...Read more

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Sir Please tell what is the meaning of the below results in my MRI Scan.. Spinal Curvature: Mild straightening of lumber lordosis noted ?

Sir Please tell what is the meaning of the below results in my MRI Scan.. Spinal Curvature: Mild straightening of lumber lordosis noted ?

Variations: Mild curvature of spine means scoliosis, curve of spine to left or right. Mild usually means insignificant. Lumbar spine normally lordotic with curve in anterior direction. Straightening is usually related to muscle spasm. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for '' straightening of lumbar lordosis '' and '' straightening of cervical spine '' ?

No treatment needed: This often a variant of spinal shape that can be seen on radiographs when somebody is lying down on a flat table. Unless ther is severe pain no treatment is needed. If it is associated with a muscle spasm, pt can help. ...Read more

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What would cause tingling in the arms, neck, and fingers. Had a normal brain MRI and neck MRI, the neck MRI only showed a straightening of the lordosis and a hemangioma at the C6. What else is left?

What would cause tingling in the arms, neck, and fingers. Had a normal brain MRI and neck MRI, the neck MRI only showed a straightening of the lordosis and a hemangioma at the C6. What else is left?

Numbness and tinglin: What you may be experiencing is neuropathy. There are many causes for neuropathy that will require further evaluation in addition to the imaging studies that you mention. I would follow up with your doctor to have electrolyte levels, vitamins D and B12 measured. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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What is straightening of the cervical lordosis?

Loss of normal curve: Our cervical spine (neck) typically is curved with the head and shoulder portions slightly behind the mid neck portion. That is similar to your low back curvature. Both are termed lordosis. It is opposite to the curve of your back at the ribs, called kyphosis. Loss of lordosis in the neck is usually from spasm, or side view x-rays with your head on too-high a pillow. ...Read more

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What is meant by straightening of expected lumbar lordosis?

What is meant by straightening of expected lumbar lordosis?

Spasm: Typically this is a result of muscle spasm but may also indicate something more serious in your spine manifesting this way. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for straightening if the cervical lordosis?

Options: Typically the options are anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants, and physical therapy. Anything further such as injections or surgery would only be considered under severe circumstances. ...Read more

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