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A healthy back or spine when viewed from the side has two natural curves; outward on the top near the shoulder blades and inward on the bottom around the small of the back. Lordosis is the name given to an increased curve at the base of the spine. The hollow is bigger than normal. Most often this happens because you were not aware of your posture but there are some medical conditions that can make it worse. The extra “load” of pregnancy adds to your lordosis from the 5th and 6th month onwards.

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Tags: Back - Upper, Back - Lower, Ligaments, Muscles, Back pain, Lordosis

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