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 41 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Age-related loss of lumbar spinal lordosis and mobility--a study of 323 asymptomatic volunteers.
 

Author(s): Marcel Dreischarf, Laia Albiol, Antonius Rohlmann, Esther Pries, Maxim Bashkuev, Thomas Zander, Georg Duda, Claudia Druschel, Patrick Strube, Michael Putzier, Hendrik Schmidt

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The understanding of the individual shape and mobility of the lumbar spine are key factors for the prevention and treatment of low back pain. The influence of age and sex on the total lumbar lordosis and the range of motion as well as on different lumbar sub-regions (lower, middle ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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Effect of foot hyperpronation on lumbar lordosis and thoracic kyphosis in standing position using 3-dimensional ultrasound-based motion analysis system.
 

Author(s): Khatere Farokhmanesh, Toraj Shirzadian, Mohammad Mahboubi, Mina Neyakan Shahri

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Based on clinical observations, foot hyperpronation is very common. Excessive pronation (hyperpronation) can cause malalignment of the lower extremities. This most often leads to functional and structural deficits. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of foot hyperpronation ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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Comparison of the sagittal spine lordosis by supine computed tomography and upright conventional radiographs in patients with spinal trauma.
 

Author(s): Samy Bouaicha, Claudia Lamanna, Thorsten Jentzsch, Hans-Peter Simmen, Clément M L Werner

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():967178.

 

Retrospective data analysis. Objective. To compare the sagittal lordosis of the lumbar spine by supine computed tomography (CT) and upright conventional radiographs.

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2014

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Comparison of Actifuse ABX and Local Bone in Spinal Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Scoliosis; Kyphosis; Lordosis

 

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2013

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Last Updated: 14 Nov 2015

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