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Does the brace straighten up your postural kyphosis whilst on 20-21 years old ?

kyphosis: A brace most commonly helps the kyphosis from getting worse though not always. A brace does not usually improve a postural kyphosis in someone in their twenties. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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I'm 20, and i wanna use a brace to straighten up my postural kyphosis, some say it's too late. So, is it gonna work or just deform more my spine ?

Not really: When a person is still in their growing phase, a brace can be used to potentially correct an increased kyphosis. When growth is complete, this opportunity for correction is lost. A brace may hold the spine in a straightened position in an adult, but as soon as the brace is removed, the kyphosis is still there. ...Read more

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On my 20s, i know that is gonna prevent the deformity if I use the brace for my postural kyphosis, but is it gonna cause any bad issues for my spine?

On my 20s, i know that is gonna prevent the deformity if I use the brace for my postural kyphosis, but is it gonna cause any bad issues for my spine?

Will likely not be: Helpful at all. You are done growing at age 20, so there is no reason to have a brace for this diagnosis. You have to see a physical therapist ; learn some very effective trunk stabilization programs, core strengthening programs, postural educations. The brace will not change your deformity, ; will only likely cause pressure points ; inconvenience. See a spine surgeon if you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best posture brace?

What is the best posture brace?

Strong muscles: Unless you have scoliosis (curvature of the spine), the best way to improve posture is to strengthen the muscles that maintain posture in the proper position. Women have less upper body strength generally, concentrate on improving that & your back and abd muscles. Then your posture will improve, as well as your appearance, health, self-esteem,and your ability to work and play. ...Read more

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Should i get a posture brace to help me work on my posture?

Should i get a posture brace to help me work on my posture?

Direct md eval: Please consult with your physician directly. He or she will know much more about the health of your back. ...Read more

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Rounded shoulders causing shoulder and neck pain. Is wearing a posture brace to bring the shoulders back a good idea? Will it weaken muscles?

Exercise is better.: It is far better to exercise and strengthen the muscles in your shoulder and back to correct posture. See your doc, and get a referral to a physical therapist if necessary and to be sure you don't have scoliosis or another problem of the spine that is affecting your posture. Stronger muscles will help no matter what the cause, though. ...Read more

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How to improve my posture without any special brace?

Pilates: Pilates and yoga classes offer excellent improvement in posture by strengthening the core muscles. ...Read more

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Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Possibly`: I will sometimes use a corrective brace if there is no chance of improvement in improving posture with muscle strengthening program. It is not the best way to go in most cases as it only weakens the muscles more but will use it as a last resort. ...Read more

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Is there some sort of brace for hump in back from bad posture?

Is there some sort of brace for hump in back from bad posture?

You to find out what: Is the cause of that deformity, then may be the brace is what you need. ...Read more

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more