Question by celerybad: Treatment for disc problems and reversal of cervical lordosis.?
Since I was a teen (I’m now 27), I’ve had unexplained back and neck pain, headaches, muscle tension, and spasms. About a year and a half ago, the doctors figured it out after an MRI. They said I had varying degrees of damage (none really serious, but all problematic) in four cervical discs with moderate reversal of cervical lordosis.
It seems that the problem is congenital because my mother and both sisters have it to varying degrees. Physical therapy did not help significantly and was way too expensive for me to be able to do it long term.
What are my options for the reversal of lordosis? I know that the discs can improve with physio, postural training, exercise, chiropractic, and other treatments, but I suspect that orthotics or surgery may be the only hope for the curvature problem.
I ask that only medical professionals and those with direct experience with this problem respond.
Answer by Doctor J
I have successfully treated dozens of cases like yours with standard Chiropractic adjustments. Any good Chiropractor can help you with this problem. Surgery should always be the ‘last resort’. It may be a good idea to see your family Chiropractor for a thorough evaluation.
Best wishes and good luck.
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