Signs
 

Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Marked straightening of the lumbar spine.
    • Significance

    • The lumbar spine is normally lordosed, and loss of lordosis may result in pain and disability.
    • Causes of Loss of Lumbar Lordosis

    • Age-related - osteoarthritis, disc degeneration
    • Muscular weakness
    • Spinal fusion
    • Congenital abnormalities
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