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What is Flatback syndrome?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Unbalanced shape

When i use this term it means loss of lumar lordosis making you unable to achieve spinal balance , cant align your shoulders with your hips because youve lost the backward curve to your low back this has your muscles working hard all day this leads to fatique and pain in overused muscules the commonest way to achieve both weak muscles and a flat back are multiple back fusions in wrong shApe

In brief: Unbalanced shape

When i use this term it means loss of lumar lordosis making you unable to achieve spinal balance , cant align your shoulders with your hips because youve lost the backward curve to your low back this has your muscles working hard all day this leads to fatique and pain in overused muscules the commonest way to achieve both weak muscles and a flat back are multiple back fusions in wrong shApe
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