Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 9, Number 5, May 2018, pages 139-141

Cervical Radiculopathy Alleviating by Manipulative Correction of Cervical Hypolordosis


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Cervical hypolordosis on lateral X-rays. (a) Pre-treatment sagittal radiograph revealed loss of cervical lordosis, with neck curvature of 7° (range: 20° to 35°). (B) Nine months later, note the restoration of cervical curvature after chiropractic treatment, measured 35° by posterior tangent method.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Oblique radiographs of the cervical spine. Oblique imaging demonstrating foraminal stenosis at left C5/6 and right C4/5 levels (white arrows), and evidence of cervical spondylosis, C4/5 disc-space narrowing, and a loss of cervical lordosis.