Examples of common asymmetries or abnormalities affecting spine condition






Length asymmetry of the lower extremities may be the cause of spinal scoliosis and / or may produce asymmetrical pressure on spinal structures.



 



Limited range of motion of the hip joints is often present in patients spending most of the time in sitting position.

Decreased length of hips and knees flexing muscles may limit pelvic movement and negatively impact the mechanics of the lumbar spine.









Decreased neck and low back lordosis / arch / may cause muscles fatique and spinal discomfort.


 



Increased lumbar lordosis may produce spinal discomfort or pain in prolonged static standing or when carring heavy weight.