Cervical spine abnormalities in professional singers.

  title={Cervical spine abnormalities in professional singers.},
  author={Nicole Scotto Di Carlo},
  journal={Folia phoniatrica et logopaedica : official organ of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics},
  volume={50 4},
A systematic X-ray study of the cervical spine of three populations of subjects (professional singers, beginning singers, and non-singers) who exhibited no vertebral column pathology or postural disorders provided evidence of abnormalities in the shape of the cervical spine in all of the professional singers studied. The disorders observed included hypolordosis, and more frequently, cervical rectitude or hypocyphosis without functional hindrance. The findings can be explained in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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