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A 20-year-old male asked:

Is there an option to straighten up my postural kyphosis instead of just doing a risky surgery ? i don't want no instruments on my body !

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Your righNo surgery: For postural kyphosis indication forfusion forckyphosis is rigid ( not postural) progressive structural curve greater than 60 degrees of positive saggital rotation huge severe curve postural kyphosis is treated with therapy and corrects lying supine can't be confused for a structural deformity by the learned an instrumented fusion for postural kyphosis is madness the cureis worse than the disease.

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