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Straightening Of Normal Lordosis
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
C Spine MRI Results normal? : There is straightening of the normal lordosis. Disc signal is decreased on T2-weighted images at C5-6 due to disc degeneration. Adenoidal and tonsillar hypertrophy is present. No masses are identified.
Normal? Mild straightening normal cervical lordosis maybe positional. Minimal grade 1 anterolisthesis C3 on C4 and C4 on C5 minimal grade 1 retrolisthesis of C5 on C6. Degenerative change disc ridge complexes C4-5 and C5-6. Dens intact. No fracture.
Lordosis: Normally the neck area, or cervical spine, has a curve where the middle part bends out toward the front of the body. The xray here shows a loss of some of that normal curve. Losing this curve can be caused by many things including poor posture, neck muscle strain or osteoporosis. The most common cause is muscle strain often from bending over a computer. A chiropractor can help correct this. ...Read more
Straightening of the lumbar curve can occur if your xrays are done lying down so you need to consider how they were done.
Straightening may be temporary from muscle spasm.
If there is concern about "sagittal imbalance" or other structural abnormality of the spine, you would have to get standard scoliosis series to look at all segments of the spine while standing. ...Read more
What does: There is straightening of the normal cervical lordosis, with minimal anterolisthesis of C2 on C3 and C3 on C4 mean after a car accident?
If this is from a CT: -scan, & you have minimal symptoms it's just the way your neck appears. The straightening can B due 2 positioning or muscle spasms. If this was due 2 ligamentous injury it would B very painful, & U should B Cn by a spinal specialist. ...Read more
My lower lumbar MRI spine without contrast says on the impression part. 1. Straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis. 2. L5-S1 diffuse disc bulging with endplate osteophytes abutting the dural sac in the central canal and bilateral L5 nerve roots in the
My X-ray report says "slight reversal of the normal cervical lordosis at C4 and c5" what kind of injury is this? I know it's "straightening"
Straightening is seen in muscle spasm (stiff neck) which usually resolves in a few days. I see this often in people with minor injuries. However, this is a finding on an x-ray and is meaningless without knowing your symptoms and physical findings.
This "slight" change may be a normal finding for you. Also, what one radiologist calls slight, another will call normal. ...Read more
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
See below: Lordosis refers to the natural curve in your neck. You can see this when you get a lateral x-ray of your neck. When you are experiencing muscles spasms in your neck or if you have a poor posture, the normal "curve" in your neck will straighten out. You essentially "lose" or "straighten" the cervical lordosis. ...Read more
My neck is lordosis and my head is protruding how can I have normal posture. Thank you in advance?
I have lordosis or kyphosis. S shaped spine & pigeon type chest. Is there a non-surgical way to straighten my spine and chest? How long is treatment?
Scoliosis: No. Surgery is the only option to straighten the spine. Physical therapy, chiropractic care, pain management and bracing can reduce the pain associated with scoliosis. It is important to be followed by a surgeon who specializes in deformity surgery. If the curve becomes too pronounced (more than 40 degrees then surgery to straighten the spine is indicated over nonoperative treatments. ...Read more
Lumbar lordosis: Straightening of the spine is not cured by medicine unless it is due to spasms which is uncommon. ...Read more
Could straightening of the cervical lordosis and anterolesthesis be associated with ehlers-danlos syndrome?
I am 19 years old, active and have no back pains, but I do have a lumbar lordosis. Is there anything I can do to get a normal alignment posture?
Lordosis: Exagurated normal curvature of lower back without symptoms could well be normal. Consult an orthopedic surgeon if need more assurance. ...Read more
Hello. I had an MRI scan - the letter says it shows straightening of the cervical lordosis, and multi level degenerative changes associated with narro?
Not much: So this does depend a bit on your age but the straining means just that when the image was taken your neck was strait and this could be due to many mostly benign things. The degenerative findings are like arthritis but not necessarily a big deal and clinical application would depend on why the scan was done. Narrowing of the canal? Can cause pain but that was the end of your answer.... ...Read more
Sir Please tell what is the meaning of the below results in my MRI Scan. Spinal Curvature: Mild straightening of lumber lordosis noted?
I have a loss of the normal cervical lordosis in the neutral position I have pain headaches and stiffness do u feel this could be arthritis?
Eval by PM&R: Would be advisable to see a physiatrist. Would consider physical therapy, ice/heat pack, nsaid if no aspirin allergy, and hep program. Also, should be aware of posture and activities that could be worsening problem. So if picking heavy objects should avoid it. Also, consider ergonomic adjustment in work environment so that neck is in neutral position. Cervical pillow could also be bought. ...Read more
My MRI report is>:loss of normal lumber lordosis, normal vb aligment, no focal bone or para vertebral soft tssue abnormality seen
I got cervical spondylosis and loss of normal lumbar lordosis. What should I avoid from making it worse..
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