What problems can lordosis cause?

by Maryam Navab|17 Jan 2021|Health|Physical Therapy|40 views
But if your curve arches too far inward, it's called lordosis, or swayback. Lordosis can affect your lower back and neck. This can lead to excess pressure on the spine, causing pain and discomfort. It can affect your ability to move if it's severe and left untreated.

Also know, can you fix lordosis?

Mild lordosis in children, for example, may be cured over time without treatment while severe lordosis may require surgery. However; proper treatments may lead to symptom reduction, or in some people a "cure" or a reversal of lordosis back to normal or near normal.

Subsequently, question is, what causes lumbar lordosis?

Contributing Factors. Certain disease processes can adversely affect the structural integrity of the spine and contribute to lordosis. Some common causes include discitis, kyphosis, obesity, osteoporosis, and spondylolisthesis. Discitis is inflammation of intervertebral disc space.

What does lordosis mean in medical terms?

Lordosis Definition. Lordosis is an increased inward curving of the lumbar spine (just above the buttocks). The spine has three types of curves: lordotic, kyphotic (the outward curve of the thoracic spine at rib-level), and scoliotic (sideways curving). A small degree of both kyphotic and lordotic curvature is normal.

How do you treat lordosis?

Sitting pelvic tilts on ball
  1. Sit on an exercise ball with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart, shoulders back, and spine neutral.
  2. Tilt your hips and round your lower back by contracting your abdominals.
  3. Tilt your hips in the opposite direction and arch your back.
  4. Repeat 10 times, alternating directions.

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