Pronounced: Lor-doe-sisEn Español (Spanish Version)
Lordosis is a curving of the lower back. A certain degree of normal lordosis occurs in the lumbar and cervical spine. This topic refers to abnormal lordosis of the lumbar spine. People with lordosis look like they are arching their lower back and sticking their buttocks out. It can occur in people of all ages.
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The sooner lordosis is treated, the better the outcome. If you suspect you have this condition, contact your doctor.
Last reviewedMarch 2013by Brian Randall, MD
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