Lumbar Lordosis and Muscle Atrophy

Published December 23, 2019

Hello Professionally Integrated,

Abnormal spinal shape is correlated to muscle death in the lumbar spine. This paper discusses how the loss of the sagittal alignment causes the muscles to work differently and in some cases even death.

Let's evaluate the finding seen on X-ray (sagittal alignment) and MRI (to see muscle wasting). If a patient gets in a car crash and their spine loses shape, this can turn into a long term issue when left untreated. Let's take a look at what the authors say. Be sure to show your patients, document it from below in your . . .

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