lateral spinal curvature

lateral spinal curvature

Etymology: L, latus, side, spina, backbone, curvatura, bend
a bending or abnormal curve of the vertebral column to the right or left side. See also scoliosis.
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For example, because gravity will continue to bend a lateral spinal curvature, a maintenance orthosis designed to maintain a fixed position will cause increasing pain and tissue irritation as time goes by, and will soon require replacement.