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What are the treatments for straightening if the cervical lordosis?

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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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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My MRI shows reversal of the cervical lordosis @ c4, spondylosis, uncovertebral hypertrophy w/mild right foraminal narrowing. Pls explain. Treatments?

My MRI shows reversal of the cervical lordosis @ c4, spondylosis, uncovertebral hypertrophy w/mild right foraminal narrowing. Pls explain. Treatments?

In short it means th: -at you have degenerative disk disease centered around C-4, and as a result of this you have bulging of the disk that takes up room that the nerves pass through. If you have arrm symptoms, this can be a cause. It would be on the right side. Spondylosis just a long word for degenerative disease of the spine. Treatment should be done by a spine specialist, fellowship trained orthopedist. ...Read more

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My mother have been diagnosed with osteoporosis,loss of lumbar lordosis and early degenerative changes in lumbar spine. What are the treatments ?

Osteoporosis: Loss of lordosis and early degenerative changes are age appropriate changes. As to osteoporosis, this is very common in women (1 out of 3 women at the age of 50 and 2 out of 3 women at the age of 60 have it). Treatment depends on severity (T-score). Consult your PCP for best treatment (most commonly Vitamin D and Calcium) ...Read more

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Whats the word on lordosis/kyphosis? Whats treatment with no surgery at age of 30yrs ? Is it going to be in my way if i want to become a bodybuilder

to spine curves : Both terms refer to curves in spine. Most people have a normal amt of each of these, curves and in those cases no treatment needed. If you suspect an abnormal degree of curve than an xray can confirm. Very few people need surgery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

What is the treatment for loss of lordosis?

Lost lordosis: Presumably, you are speaking of the cervical or lumbar spine. Loss of lordosis often only is a temporary reflection of pain/spasms. If that is the case, as your spasms diminish, the normal contour will respond. Given the fact that spinal balance (the carrying of the head balanced over the center of the hips/pelvis) is more important than any single measurement, i suggest proper posture and core. ...Read more

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I was told I have lordosis. What are the treatment options?

I was told I have lordosis. What are the treatment options?

Usually none as: It is usually a compensation for increased thoracic roundness or kyphosis if this lordosis or increase in the sway of the lower back is what you were told. General exercise, not smoking and weight control is the best regimen. If you are concerned, see a spine surgeon to rule out occasional associated problems like a scoliosis or spondylolisthesis. ...Read more

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What is a differences btween loss of lordosis and spondylitis? Also please mention the treatment for both

What is a differences btween loss of lordosis and spondylitis? Also please mention the treatment for both

Spondylitis: "lordosis" describes the c-shaped curve of the spine (open part of c aiming posteriorly). "loss of lordosis" implies flattening of this curve. "spondylitis" refers to inflammation of the spine, such as with "ankylosing spondylitis.". ...Read more

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Can you tell me about treatment available for lordosis?

Can you tell me about treatment available for lordosis?

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. Discuss physical therapy with your physician for a core strengthening program. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for lordosis scoliosis?

What are your treatment options for lordosis scoliosis?

Several options: If left untreated, scoliosis can lead to progressive disfiguring curve, pain and limited mobility. Some curves remain stable without progresson..Generally, treatment for scoliosis has included observation, bracing and/or surgery.Orthopedist specializing in scoliiosis can give advice. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the causes and treatment of reversed cervical lordosis?

Many things: Usually decreased lordosis occurs in the acute phase of muscle injury, so stretch and strengthen for that. Sometimes, decreased lordosis occurs secondary to intraspinal pathology like spinal stenosis from bulging disk. This may not get better without fixing the cause with surgery. Additionally, some folks just have less lordosis then normal and there is not real issue with them at all. ...Read more