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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The median angle of lumbar lordosis (LL) in the NTLJDK or TLJDK groups was 23.
4] Lumbar lordosis is defined as the anteriorly convex [5] curvature assumed by the intact lumbar spine to compensate for the inclination of the sacrum and restore an upward orientation.
In the case of lumbar lordosis these would include the classic curl-ups exercises (but with the lower leg at a right angle to the body), lunges, child's-pose exercise, and exercises with activation of the abdominal muscles to maintain a neutral lumbopelvic alignment when bending the knees.
Consequently, AS patients may end up having flattened lumbar lordosis and advanced thoracic kyphosis.
15 Abbas studied 167 individuals with or without the symptoms of degenerative LSS, found lumbar lordosis and sacral slope were significantly smaller in the individuals with symptoms than those without.
gov/pmc/articles/PMC3206568/) study in the J ournal of Chiropractic Medicine found many women complain about low back pain from wearing high-heeled shoes because they believe it causes increased lumbar lordosis - a curving inward of the lower back.
Hypochondroplasia is a skeletal dysplasia which is characterized by short stature, macrocephaly, brachydactyly, limited range of motion at the elbows, lumbar lordosis and bowed legs.
Characteristic radiographic findings of ochronotic arthropathy in the spine include vertebral osteopenia, loss of normal lumbar lordosis, widespread disk calcification, vacuum disk phenomenon and progressive narrowing of intervertebral spaces.
Once the graft and cage were placed within the interbody space, pedicle screws were attached to lordotic rod and carefully compressed to restore lumbar lordosis.
All these posture parameters can be explained because the magnitude of lumbar lordosis has been traditionally considered as being higher in women than men; mean differentiation values have even been established [2[degrees]- 5[degrees]] [22].
Neurological examination revealed increased lumbar lordosis, mildly decrease strength of proximal thigh muscles, hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, and extensor plantar reflexes.
The accepted ranges for normal thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis have been reported between 20 to 50 degrees and31 to 79 degrees (from L1 to S1), respectively (34).