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

Thoracolumbar spinal neurenteric cyst with tethered cord syndrome and extreme cervical lordosis in a child: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Zhi Gang Lan, Seidu A Richard, Chuanfen Lei, Siqing Huang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(16):e0489.

 

Neurenteric cysts, are rare benign tumors of the central nervous system that are mostly located in the spinal cord and predominantly seen in male children although adult form of the disorder also occurs. The etiology and treatment of this disorder is still a matter of debate. Our ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Instrumented Allograft Fusion: Lordosis Restoration and Comparison of Functional Outcomes among Patients of Different Age Groups.
 

Author(s): Dario Muzević, Bruno Splavski, Frederick A Boop, Kenan I Arnautović

Journal: World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan;109():e233-e243.

 

To investigate clinical parameters of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) treatment and outcomes using osseous allografts in different age groups, study the postoperative results of restoration of lordosis, and evaluate the utility of bone allografts for ACDF, including graft subsidence.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Lordosis" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Restriction in lateral bending range of motion, lumbar lordosis, and hamstring flexibility predicts the development of low back pain: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies.
 

Author(s): Sean G Sadler, Martin J Spink, Alan Ho, Xanne Janse De Jonge, Vivienne H Chuter

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Low back pain (LBP) is an increasingly common condition worldwide with significant costs associated with its management. Identification of musculoskeletal risk factors that can be treated clinically before the development of LBP could reduce costs and improve the quality of life of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cervicobrachial Neuralgia and Sagital Balance of the Cervical Spine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervicobrachial Neuralgia; Lordosis

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2018

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