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What is straightening of the normal cervical lordosis?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. Anthony Infantino
Poor Posture and injuries can cause this problem. Manual and adjunctive treatment with a doctor of osteopathy or chiropractor can help.
Dr. Vinay Pampati
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Strain

The segment of spine in your neck normally has a curve.
When your muscles tighten due to a strain or injury then the spine straightens or loses the normal curve

In brief: Strain

The segment of spine in your neck normally has a curve.
When your muscles tighten due to a strain or injury then the spine straightens or loses the normal curve
Dr. Vinay Pampati
Dr. Vinay Pampati
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