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Suffering from Cervical lordosis and Scoliosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor. is the mild scoliosis in the upper dorsal region with concavity in left is a serious problem? also there is a loss of normal cervical lardosis with minimal scoliosis spasm. and osteophytes seen from C4,5,6,7 vertebral body end plate margins. and There is reduction of C3-4-5-6 Intervertebral Disc Spaces with Changes of Cervical Spondylosis.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   please tell.
Doctor :   What is your age and since what age is the problem?
User :   I am 29 yrs female and since 1 week i hade back ache which is travelling to my entire body sometimes in the left and sometimes in right side of body.
User :   i even exp pain in my jaw
Doctor :   Did you see a spine surgeon and is there any thing he told about the angle of scoliosis?
Doctor :   Did he say it is as 'Mild'?
User :   lower backache is also thr, i also exp pain in my left knee, but i am sure that the pain in and around kneee is not due to the bone bcoz i feel that this is due some nerves
User :   i have my x-ray report with me, i will be meeting the doc next week. so till thn i wanted to know, as i am curious.
Doctor :   Any degree of scoliosis can cause back ache
User :   okie
Doctor :   If the angle is less it is called mild variety and for which the doctor suggests you Braces
Doctor :   which will control the worsening of the angle and pain
Doctor :   Few exercises which can help to increase the strenght of back muscles helps
Doctor :   a lot
User :   how abt the other things, reduction in spaces and wht is cervical lardosis? also is thr any chance of tumor?... due to osteophytes?
Doctor :   Osteophytes may not cause tumor
Doctor :   The osteophytes are abnormal extensions of bone
Doctor :   but they compress certain nerves and cause radiating pain
User :   ok
User :   in all these conditions there is no chance for tumor, right?
Doctor :   The tumor is far ahead of your condition
Doctor :   You should currently think about your pain reduction
User :   ok great. i was worried as someone mentioned abt tumor and all.
User :   there is one more thing i wanted to ask
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Cervical lordosis needs to be corrected with
Doctor :   postural exercises, rehabilitation
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