Lordosis, Kyphosis, and Scoliosis

by Cathy Parkes January 23, 2023

Lordosis (excessive curvature of the lumbar spine) is a common finding in pregnancy and in toddlers.
Lordosis (excessive curvature of the lumbar spine) is a common finding in pregnancy and in toddlers. Kyphosis (excessive curvature of the thoracic spine) is a common finding in the older adults. Scoliosis (lateral curvature of the spine) is always abnormal.


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