LORDOSIS? Normal spine when viewed from the rear would look straight. Another case in patients with spinal lordosis, will look crooked, especially in the lower back.

Lordosis

Lordosis

Symptoms of Lordosis

The symptoms caused by this problem is different for each person. The most frequent symptoms of lordosis is protrusion of the buttocks. Other symptoms vary according to other disorders such as Duchenne muscular accompanying, thighs developmental disorders, and neuromuscular disorders.

Low back pain, pain radiating to the legs, and changes in the pattern of bowel movements and urination can occur in lordosis, but rarely. If these symptoms occur, it needs further examination by a physician.

In addition, the symptoms of this problem also often resemble symptoms of the disorder or other spinal deformities, or may be caused by infection or spinal cord injury.

To distinguish conducted several tests such as:

  • X-ray This examination is used to measure and assess the crookedness, and corners.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computed tomography scan (CT Scan)
  • Blood tests

Treatment for Lordosis

The goal of treatment is to stop the crooked of the spine and prevent deformity (deformity). Treatment depends on the cause of lordosis lordosis. Exercises to improve posture can be done if the lordosis is caused by abnormalities of posture. Lordosis that occurs due to leg disorders should be treated along with the thigh disorder.

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