is the first surgeon in the Low Country to use the FLXfit(TM), world's only 3D articulated cage with in-situ lordosis
Released at the North American Spine Society 2014 Annual Meeting in November, the Altera spacer helps restore lordosis
and maintain sagittal balance while reducing the challenges of insertion.
Measurement: A New Method Versus Cobb Technique, Spine 23(1): 74-79.
Typical ALIF implants only offer 8 to 15 degrees of lordosis
, which presents a challenge when attempting to restore natural lumbar lordosis
The range of motion in his back was normal, but the lumbar lordosis
measurements were increased.
On physical examination, the patients with OCI may have lumbar spasm and/or increased lumbar lordosis
She stood with an exaggerated lumbar lordosis
and had a waddling gait.
5-cm, solid, spindle-shaped mass anterior to the C2 to 4 vertebrae with reversal of the normal lordosis
of the spine from C2 to 5.
The most frequent macroscopic lesions or conditions in animals that were SBV positive by qRT-PCR, especially calves, were arthrogryposis, brachygnathia inferior, torticollis, kyphosis, lordosis
, scoliosis, and muscle hypoplasia (especially in calves) (4).
Emphasis on maintaining lumbar lordosis
during the initiation of a lift will not tend to result in a hyper-lordotic lumbar spine, as even when individuals are instructed to perform a lift in a lordotic posture some degree of lumbar flexion occurs.
The seat had to meet a list of ten criteria including four-way lordosis
support and that the seatback contours had to adapt exactly to the natural curvature of the spine.
General appearance showed increased lumbar lordosis
Forcing turnout is the source of lordosis
, increased strain on the sacroiliac joint, and torque on the kneecap--which can lead to patella and anterior knee pain," says Quinn, who works with Boston Ballet's dancers.
This results in a straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis
(inward curvature of a portion of the lumbar and cervical vertebral column).
Thus, the normal lordosis
of the lumbar spine is a direct result of anterior pelvic (sacral) tilt in the sagittal plane.