Originally Posted by Svenn
i went to a physical therapist about my lordosis and they said strengthening the stomach and stretching the hip flexors was the way to minimize it. I did just that and didn't notice anything. I think the popular conception of how straight the lower back should curve is unrealistic- nearly all the aboriginal tribespeople you see on tv have a very pronounced lordosis... I think it's the sign of a strong lower back/gluteul muscles.
I think your conception of what it takes to lengthen the hip flexors and strengthen the stomach is unrealistic.
And just because your body appears to have the same imbalances as those of someone who has spent their entire life doing manual labor does not mean that it won't shouldn't be viewed as a health issue for you.