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Is posible treat a kyphosis with exercises?

Is posible treat a kyphosis with exercises?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Kyphosis (Definition)

Kyphosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine forward, giving the ...Read more


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What is the best non-surgical way to treat kyphosis?

What is the best non-surgical way to treat kyphosis?

Can stop worsening: Kyphosis is the curving of the back skeletal frame mostly due to posture but can be genetic also. It can not be changed with exercise but can stop it from worsening and stabilize it. If you don't exercise, it just gets worse so yes, exercise for stability and improvement. Feldenkrais is a great way to evaluate your habits. ...Read more

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How do you treat postural kyphosis?

How do you treat postural kyphosis?

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. ...Read more

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How do you treat cervical kyphosis?

How do you treat cervical kyphosis?

Try physical therapy: Neck problems may respond to a good PT program, with eventual exercise on your own. Surgery is reserved for significant neck issues. On occasion, injections can help the rehab process. ...Read more

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Can chiropractors treat kyphosis or put natural curve back into neck?

Can chiropractors treat kyphosis or put natural curve back into neck?

Claims: Claim are out there that they do - but I have not seen a true structural kyphosis improve with twisting and "adjustments". I often see patients who have been diagnosed with horrific sounding spine problems (and treated for them) by chiropractors and on careful exam and xray workup there is nothing at all wrong with them. Go see a trained spine specialist. Chances are your spine is all right. ...Read more

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Is there any chance to treat kyphosis(70dgrees) with brace at age of 20? No symptoms

Is there any chance to treat kyphosis(70dgrees) with brace at age of 20? No symptoms

Proactive consult: I am not an orthopedic surgeon. I am struggling to see how you can have a kyphosis of 70 degrees. I wish it was otherwise for you! A brace, if properly fitted might, I say "might," help to slow down any further progression. Most important, you need to see an orthopedic spine surgeon to find out your options to know what best to do for yourself. I hope you can get the help you need, take care ...Read more

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Can physical therapy treat kyphosis (70 degrees ) at age of 20?

Can physical therapy treat kyphosis (70 degrees ) at age of 20?

Not a cure but helps: physical therapy its not a fix, will not cure your kyphosis , but is necessary and will help. You need to learn exercises to strengthen your core muscles, to keep your posture as good as possible and to prevent or at least slow down the progression of kyphosis ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor treat kyphosis or put natural curve back into neck?

A chiropractor may : Be able to help treat the causes of the change of the beck's natural curvature if it is related to muscular issues by relieving those symptoms but if due to underlying degeneration or spinal stenosis then unlikely. ...Read more

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Can physical therapy and brace treat kyphosis (70 degrees) and lordosis at age of 20?

Can physical therapy and brace treat kyphosis (70 degrees) and lordosis at age of 20?

Yes and no: External bracing has to be applied with force to,hold the spine, and many find this uncomfortable and restrictive to wear. It can help, but see an orthopedist to determine why you spine is moving and specific exercises and potential surgery to keep,this from further disfiguring your spine ...Read more