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

Effect of patient position on the lordosis and scoliosis of patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis.
 

Author(s): Han Fei, Wei-Shi Li, Zhuo-Ran Sun, Shuai Jiang, Zhong-Qiang Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(32):e7648.

 

This study aimed to analyze the effect of patient positions on the lordosis and scoliosis of patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis (DLS).Seventy-seven patients with DLS were retrospectively analyzed. We measured lordosis and Cobb's angle on preoperative upright x-rays and magnetic ...

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2017

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The influence of sagittal profile alteration and final lordosis on the clinical outcome of cervical spondylotic myelopathy. A Delta-Omega-analysis.
 

Author(s): Daniel Koeppen, Claudia Piepenbrock, Stefan Kroppenstedt, Mario ńĆabraja

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Decompression and maintaining or restoring a cervical lordosis are major goals in the surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Numerous studies support the assumption that cervical lordosis is a key factor for neurological recovery and pain reduction. However, ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2017

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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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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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