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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please seek: assessment by an orthopedic surgeon.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Back: I do not know if this is developmental or acquired I would suggest you consult with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal conditions
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hunchback: Hunchback = a back deformity due to abnormal spinal curvature.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
28 years experience Wound care
Yes. : At your age if you are properly educated in the types of exercises to do and are diligent and consistent in doing them, you can improve or overcome a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Unlikely unless: Not likely unless you have severe osteoporosis or a case of active ankylosing spondylitis.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Physical therapy: At 44 year you're not likely to be changing anything short of surgery, physical therapy might make you more comfortable if it bothers you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Not normal: It is not normal to have palpitations after correction. It is also not likely to be related. You should see your doctor for further evaluation of your ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Postural kyphosis: Postural kyphosis the most common type, normally attributed to slouching, can occur in both the old and the young. In the young, it can be called 'slo ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ness
Dr. Mary Ness answered
38 years experience Pain Management
Exercise may help: You may have an imbalance in muscle strength with the muscles in the front of your neck and chest stronger than muscles in your back and back of neck. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kyphosis: is the natural curvature of the thoracic (upper) spine. Most people hunch however, and the bad posture can exaggerate this curvature. Chronically, thi ... Read More
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