The natural curvature that the cervical spine possesses is known as cervical lordosis. This curvature makes the spine strong and flexible. Cervical lordosis corresponds to the neck region, and loss of this c-shaped curvature leads to a straight neck with forwarding head position as in military people standing at attention. Such a condition affects the spine health, imparts abnormal pressure and tension on the spinal disks, alters the head balance, etc.
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Please suggest stretch exercise to help with cervical lordosis and sleep.
Query: Hello doctor, Does cervical neck lordosis affect the quality of sleep? This week I have not enough sleep at night or even day and my arms are in pain. I cannot understand because sometimes my nose are clogged at the right, sometimes at the left and my neck hurts when I do my exercise as recommended... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. Yes, the position of cervical lordosis will affect your sleep if it is not properly supported. The tightness and pain could be due to irritated neck muscles. So support them, ice them up so that spasm gets reduced and neck feels better. As of no... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have neck, shoulder, and arm pain. It swells in my triceps and my biceps hurts like it is torned. I can make simple moves. x-ray confirmed cervical lordosis. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaints and understand your concern. I generally see many cases like this at my clinic. I give them rest, analgesics, anti-inflammatory tablets, and ice packs till the symptoms reduce to some extent. Then I get an x-ray and if necessary an... Read Full »