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A 19-year-old male asked:

what are some exercises i can do to straighten my spine? my sides curve in unevenly.

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Dr. Behnam Myers
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 20 years experience
Get seen : Excersise may not be the answer. You will benefit from an orthopedic evaluation to make sure you do not have a scoliosis. Please see a physician.

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