The location of the 5 regions of the vertebral column and its normal curvatures.
The location of the 5 regions of the vertebral column and its normal curvatures. Describe how the exaggeration of these normal curvatures can cause a malformation (abnormal curvatures) describe scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis Robert is 40 years old (so young! ... ) and 30 pounds overweight. Like many middle- aged men, Robert carries most of this extra weight in his abdomen and jokes with his friends about his “beer gut”. During an annual physical, Robert’s physician advises him that his spine is developing an abnormal curvature. i. Why is the curvature of Robert’s spine changing, and what is the condition called? ii. Is this condition reversible? What is the best treatment for Robert at this moment?

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