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

Relationships between lumbar inter-vertebral motion and lordosis in healthy adult males: a cross sectional cohort study.
 

Author(s): Alister du Rose, Alan Breen

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Intervertebral motion impairment is widely thought to be related to chronic back disability, however, the movements of inter-vertebral pairs are not independent of each other and motion may also be related to morphology. Furthermore, maximum intervertebral range of motion (IV-RoMmax) ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2016

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Lumbar Lordosis of Spinal Stenosis Patients during Intraoperative Prone Positioning.
 

Author(s): Su-Keon Lee, Seung-Hwan Lee, Kyung-Sub Song, Byung-Moon Park, Sang-Youn Lim, Geun Jang, Beom-Seok Lee, Seong-Hwan Moon, Hwan-Mo Lee

Journal: Clin Orthop Surg. 2016 Mar;8(1):65-70.

 

To evaluate the effect of spondylolisthesis on lumbar lordosis on the OSI (Jackson; Orthopaedic Systems Inc.) frame. Restoration of lumbar lordosis is important for maintaining sagittal balance. Physiologic lumbar lordosis has to be gained by intraoperative prone positioning with ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2016

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Decreased Vertebral Artery Hemodynamics in Patients with Loss of Cervical Lordosis.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Deniz Bulut, Mahmut Alpayci, Emre Şenköy, Aydin Bora, Levent Yazmalar, Alpaslan Yavuz, İsmail Gülşen

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BACKGROUND Because loss of cervical lordosis leads to disrupted biomechanics, the natural lordotic curvature is considered to be an ideal posture for the cervical spine. The vertebral arteries proceed in the transverse foramen of each cervical vertebra. Considering that the vertebral ...

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2016

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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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