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Can an adult, with postural kyphosis, back return to normal shape? Do posture exercises all the time.
Most likely no.: When it comes to spinal deformities like kyphosis and scoliosis, the spine usually does not return to a "normal" shape with exercise/bracing/chiropractic manipulation. While these treatment methods may help a deformity like kyphosis from getting worse, surgery is typically required in order to correct it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
im 21yrs of age
i want ur help to correct my postural kyphosis,
i got it due to bending in front of laptop,
bad sitting posture at school, ...?
Posture: The best solution for bad posture is to improve your posture. Make a conscious effort to sit up straight, and keep your shoulders back. ...Read more
I believe I have postural kyphosis. I can correct my posture on my own and have no pain. What can I do to change my bad posture habit? Thanks
What do you think of posture support for the correction of postural defect?
Is it recommended for my 10 year old daughter for getting rid of scolios
Varies: It depends in part on the size of the curvature. Curvatures less than 30 degrees are usually simply observed for signs of progression with no other treatment needed. If a curve gets over 30 degrees Ina 10 year old girl, a brace is typically recommended. Don't hesitate to see a spine/scoliosis specialist to discuss. ...Read more
Can't say: You do not describe any of your symptoms and thus i can not even begin to answer your question. ...Read more
82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below...: Postural kyphosis means you tend to get a "hunch back" type of curve with standing. It is normal up to 50 degrees in the mid back (thoracic spine). It is abnormal in the cervical and lumbar spine. It can be corrected with postural exercises, muscle training, and occasionally needs surgery if it is excessive or progressing. ...Read more
Orthostasis: It is called orthostasis when someone has a significant drop in the blood pressure along with a rise in heart rate. That can be due to dehydration, certain medications, or it can be missed as a condition called vasovagal (although that is usually a low BP and a low pulse instead of a high pulse). ...Read more
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