A member asked:

My postural kyphosis is around 55-60 degrees. i'm 20. is it going to get worse as i grow older? is it bad for my health? should i get concerned?

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Dr. Peter Ihle answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

The main concern is respiratory as the kyphosis may increase in time. Now u should have pfc's and c if u already have compromise ; how much. U may b worse than u think. C a spine surgeon 4 evaluation, if u start there he/she would most likely get ptc's as part of the work up.

Answered Nov 22, 2013

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