Lordosis

Common Name(s)

Lordosis

Lordosis is a condition characterized by an inward curving of the spine. The condition can be caused by many factors, such as arthritis, muscle problems, or obesity. Depending on the severity, individuals with this condition may have varying diffculty in performing physical tasks, such as walking and running. In very severe cases, individuals may have trouble performing basic day-to-day tasks. Treatment for this condition is based on the severity of the curving. Doctors may suggest individuals wear a spinal brace to correct the inner curving of the spine. Doctors may also suggest surgery in more severe cases.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lordosis" returned 48 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Correction of sagittal imbalance in treatment for adult degenerative scoliosis with thoracic lordosis and lumbar kyphosis: A case report.
 

Author(s): Tao Wang, Hui Wang, Lei Ma, Di Zhang, Wen-Yuan Ding

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(16):e6416.

 

Lumbar degenerative scoliosis (LDS) is a common spinal disease for senior citizens. However, LDS accompanied with thoracic lordosis and lumbar kyphosis (LK) is rare in clinic. No reports have reported LDS with thoracic lordosis and LK.

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Comparison of Lumbar Lordosis in Lateral Radiographs in Standing Position with supine MR Imaging in consideration of the Sacral Slope.
 

Author(s): Achim Benditz, Daniel Boluki, Markus Weber, Florian Zeman, Joachim Grifka, Florian Völlner

Journal: Rofo. 2017 Mar;189(3):233-239.

 

Purpose To investigate the influence of sacral slope on the correlation between measurements of lumbar lordosis obtained by standing radiographs and magnetic resonance images in supine position (MRI). Little information is available on the correlation between measurements of lumbar ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2016

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Impact of Isometric Contraction of Anterior Cervical Muscles on Cervical Lordosis.
 

Author(s): Curtis A Fedorchuk, Matthew McCoy, Douglas F Lightstone, David A Bak, Jacque Moser, Brett Kubricht, John Packer, Dustin Walton, Jose Binongo

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This study investigates the impact of isometric contraction of anterior cervical muscles on cervical lordosis.

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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