lumbar lordosis

lumbar lordosis

[TA]
the normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the lumbar segment of the vertebral column; lumbar lordosis is a secondary curvature of the vertebral column, acquired postnatally as the upright posture is assumed when one learns to walk.

lumbar lordosis

the dorsally concave curvature of the lumbar spinal column when seen from the side. Also called lumbar curvature.

lum·bar lor·do·sis

(lŭm'bahr lōr-dō'sis) [TA]
The normal, anteriorly convex curvature of the lumbar segment of the vertebral column; a secondary curvature, acquired postnatally as the upright posture is assumed when one learns to walk.
Synonym(s): lordosis lumbalis [TA] .
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Lumbar Lordosis Measurement: A New Method Versus Cobb Technique, Spine 23(1): 74-79.
1,3) Other underlying causes of SMA syndrome include congenital variants like anomalies of the origin of the SMA, visceral ptosis, adherences secondary to malrotation, and accentuated lumbar lordosis.
A loss of lumbar lordosis and pain with lumbar movements, especially in anterior flexion, were noted.
in their study considered effects of eversion and inversion calcaneus on lumbar lordosis and pelvic tilt with 5,10 and 15 degree.
The ability to restore natural lumbar lordosis of 50 to 60 degrees through a two-level ALIF ACR procedure without requiring a posterior osteotomy represents a significant advancement in spinal deformity correction," said Chris Shaffrey, M.
Grabara and Hadzik (2009) observed asymmetries brought about by unilateral loads and a progressive thoracic kyphosis and a flattened lumbar lordosis in adolescent female volleyball players.
Decreased lumbar lordosis is unhealthy because it results in a decreased ability of the lumbar spine to absorb shock.
On physical examination, the patients with OCI may have lumbar spasm and/or increased lumbar lordosis.
She stood with an exaggerated lumbar lordosis and had a waddling gait.
Emphasis on maintaining lumbar lordosis during the initiation of a lift will not tend to result in a hyper-lordotic lumbar spine, as even when individuals are instructed to perform a lift in a lordotic posture some degree of lumbar flexion occurs.
The Physics Prize went to the writers of the scientific paper Foetal Load and the Evolution of Lumbar Lordosis in Bipedal Hominins, whose purpose was to show why pregnant women didn't tip over.