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A 20-year-old male asked:

Is it possible to correct/reverse my postural kyphosis into a normal corrected spine? age : 20. i train, got muscles everywhere, still no results!

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Dr. Richard Blake
Podiatry 46 years experience
Postural Kyphosis: As a podiatrist, i see patients with kyphosis present for foot orthotics to correct part of this. However, the specialities that deal with this the most are physiatrists, chiropractors, and osteopaths. There may be a rigid part that is permanent, but there may be a good deal of functional muscle and ligament tightening that you can work on, and see results. Too much sitting in front of computer?
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Look into leg length discrepancy causing kyphosis
Aug 18, 2013
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
If postural:: Swimming, fencing and walking with a book on your head are all exercises that help with postural kyphosis.
Last updated Aug 25, 2013


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