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I have a hunchback and i wanted to know if there is anything i can do to get rid of it?

I have a hunchback and i wanted to know if there is anything i can do to get rid of it?

Postural kyphosis: Postural kyphosis the most common type, normally attributed to slouching, can occur in both the old and the young. In the young, it can be called 'slouching' and is reversible by correcting muscular imbalances. In the old, it may be called 'hyperkyphosis' or 'dowager’s hump. If you want to get rid of it visit physical therapy to give program for some exercise and you need to wear brace for while. ...Read more

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Any suggestion for the best course of treatment for hunchback?

Any suggestion for the best course of treatment for hunchback?

Physical therapy: At 44 year you're not likely to be changing anything short of surgery, physical therapy might make you more comfortable if it bothers you. ...Read more

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I have hunchback and my back hurts.I tried get rid of a hunchback but i couldn't.What can i do?

I have hunchback and my back hurts.I tried get rid of a hunchback but i couldn't.What can i do?

Hunchback why?: How old are you? Do you have this since birth? Could you have osteoporosis? Try pilates and back strengthening exercises with a certified PT. Working on muscles to support your posture will help overall. ...Read more

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I used to have very poor posture and now have a hunchback. Is there anything at all I can do to reverse it or at least make it less noticeable?

I used to have very poor posture and now have a hunchback. Is there anything at all I can do to reverse it or at least make it less noticeable?

Yes. : At your age if you are properly educated in the types of exercises to do and are diligent and consistent in doing them, you can improve or overcome a postural abnormality. It would be best to seek help from a physical therapist. ...Read more

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Any suggestion for the best course of treatment for hunchback?

Physical therapy: At 44 year you're not likely to be changing anything short of surgery, physical therapy might make you more comfortable if it bothers you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still have palpitations from correcting hunchback?

Is it normal to still have palpitations from correcting hunchback?

Not normal: It is not normal to have palpitations after correction. It is also not likely to be related. You should see your doctor for further evaluation of your palpitation. ...Read more

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I have a hunchback and i wanted to know if there is anything i can do to get rid of it?

Postural kyphosis: Postural kyphosis the most common type, normally attributed to slouching, can occur in both the old and the young. In the young, it can be called 'slouching' and is reversible by correcting muscular imbalances. In the old, it may be called 'hyperkyphosis' or 'dowager’s hump. If you want to get rid of it visit physical therapy to give program for some exercise and you need to wear brace for while. ...Read more

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I have a hunchback and my neck and shoulders are leaning forward how to correct my posture ?

I have a hunchback and my neck and shoulders are leaning forward how to correct my posture ?

Exercise may help: You may have an imbalance in muscle strength with the muscles in the front of your neck and chest stronger than muscles in your back and back of neck. If you strengthen the weak muscles, your posture may improve. However you should also see a doctor to see if there is a curve in your spine or something else that needs attention. ...Read more