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Answered 2009-01-05 08:03:57

The cervical spine (neck) has a natural curve, the lordotic curvature, that allows for even weight distribution and shock-absorbing properties. Straightening of the lordotic curvature means that this natural curve has been lost, and the cervical spine has become straighter.

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