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How do you treat postural kyphosis?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: It depends how severe the kyphosis is. If it is not too severe, stretching the muscles on the front of the body including the pectoral muscles and the hip flexor muscles can help. Doing posture retraining in a mirror helps. Occasionally using something called a posture training support which is a type of minimal brace can also be helpful. I have seen many people have results if they are vigilant.
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine 34 years experience
Stretching +...: 1) walk on your tip toes your hands joint together trying to "reach" the ceiling and you gaze up to the ceiling. 2) put a book on your head and walk with it 3)yoga- yes- all kinds of stretching 4)breathing exercises-slow, deep, alone as a daily routine and of cause as part of yoga and all other exercises above or any others that you like and find helpful.

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