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Recovery Time Kyphosis Surgery
Brother had kyphosis surgery 8 weeks ago with good recovery. Since yesterday, occasional sharp pain at top of back lasting a minute. What can this be?
Healing: Healing of neuromuscular tissue,realignment of posture causes it.......will clear up. ...Read more
It varies: It depends on the cause of the kyphosis. For example, kyphosis from an osteoporosis fracture is treated with a minimally invasive kyphoplasty, which has almost no recovery time. A kyphosis from a structural, non fracture deformity is similar to a scoliosis type surgery and has an approximate 12 week recovery until return to full activity. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hey! I've recently been diagnosed with Kyphosis and I was wondering how bad it has to be for them to do surgery? I'm only 18
70 degrees minimum: Typically surgeons will send patients for postural training prior to any contemplation of surgical intervention. The indications for surgery are a curve of 70 degrees or greater that is painful and unresponsive to conservative care. The surgery will straighten the kyphosis but does not guarantee pain reduction. ...Read more
70 degrees kyphosis
What's the risk and complications of correct surgery?
And if the kyphosis don't get worsen is it need surgery?
Recommendation : If you really have 70 degree of kyphosis at age of 19 years you better go to surgery. It can prevent lung and heart problems in your future. Risk of complications still less significant than risk of development other problems : lung , heart, vascular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So young: You are so young. I would see an ortho for surgical correction. You also need to work on posture ...Read more
My kyphosis is 48degree and lordosis is 57 degree. Do I need any surgery for lordosis ? Or I should stick only to exercises?
Why nobody invented a better surgery to straighten up the spine for those who suffer with kyphosis after the age of 20? Nobody wants titaniums in !
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