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

The Lumbar Lordosis in Males and Females, Revisited.
 

Author(s): Ori Hay, Gali Dar, Janan Abbas, Dan Stein, Hila May, Youssef Masharawi, Nathan Peled, Israel Hershkovitz

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Whether differences exist in male and female lumbar lordosis has been debated by researchers who are divided as to the nature of variations in the spinal curve, their origin, reasoning, and implications from a morphological, functional and evolutionary perspective. Evaluation of the ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2015

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Influence of pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis mismatch on surgical outcomes of short-segment transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
 

Author(s): Yasuchika Aoki, Arata Nakajima, Hiroshi Takahashi, Masato Sonobe, Fumiaki Terajima, Masahiko Saito, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Seiji Ohtori, Atsuya Watanabe, Takayuki Nakajima, Makoto Takazawa, Sumihisa Orita, Yawara Eguchi, Koichi Nakagawa

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The importance of pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis (PI-LL: PI minus LL) mismatch is emphasized in long-segment fusion for adult spinal deformity; however, there are few studies evaluating the influence of PI-LL on surgical outcomes after short-segment fusion. In this study, we have ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2015

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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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Last Updated: 12 Sep 2016

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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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