Lumbo-Sacral Angle Evaluation Among Lebanese Population

@article{Khodor2021LumboSacralAE,
  title={Lumbo-Sacral Angle Evaluation Among Lebanese Population},
  author={Haidar Hassan Khodor and Khawli Loubaba and Kheir Eddine Hassane},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Medicine},
  year={2021}
}
Background: Lumbar lordosis is an essential postural element that has gained the interest of both clinicians and researchers for several years. It is the inward curvature made by the wedging of the vertebrae of the lumbar spine. Since there is paucity of data on the lumbar lordosis in the Lebanese population, most of the data used in clinical practice to classify hypo- and hyper-lordosis are based on studies from other races. Aim: To identify the normal LSA in a Lebanese population, then see… 

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