Lordosis is the term doctors use to describe an excessive lordotic, or inward-curving, spinal curvature. Lordosis of the lumbar spine can be a source of low back pain.
What's causing my back or neck pain? It's a common question, and a visit to your doctor is an important first step to get an answer.
You should know that the diagnosis of back, neck, leg or arm pain isn't always easy. The human spine is very complex, so it can be difficult for your doctor to pinpoint the exact cause of low back pain or other symptoms. Below are some common spinal conditions.
Although it's a normal part of the aging process, degenerative disc disease can cause painful symptoms. Fortunately, there are minimally invasive treatment options that help provide relief and keep you active.
A herniated disc, also called a bulging disc, ruptured disc or slipped disc, occurs when the inner core of the spinal disc pushes out through the outer layer of the disc.
Often called “the silent disease,” osteoporosis is a bone condition characterized by decreased bone mass and the subsequent deterioration of bone tissue.
What Is Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is a bone condition characterized by decreased bone mass and the subsequent deterioration of bone tissue.
Spondylolisthesis occurs when one vertebra slips forward in relation to adjacent vertebrae. The condition can be a source of back pain, leg pain and other symptoms.
What Is Spondylolisthesis?
Spondylolisthesis occurs when one vertebra slips forward on the adjacent vertebrae. The condition may be congenital (hereditary), or the result of physical stresses on the spine or spinal degeneration.