Curvatures of the Spine

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  1. What are the three abnormal curvatures of the spine?
    • Scoliosis
    • Lordosis
    • Kyphosis
  2. an abnormal curvature of the spine
    Scoliosis
  3. "Swayback", this abnormal lumbar curvature protrudes anteriorly
    Lordosis
  4. "Hunchback" This curvature involves the thoracic vertebrae.
    Kyphosis

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Curvatures of the Spine
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2012-12-21 03:31:23
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