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What Things Affect The Chances Of Getting Kyphosis
My postural kyphosis is around 55-60 degrees. I'm 20. Is it going to get worse as i grow older? Is it bad for my health? Should i get concerned?
That's a lot: The main concern is respiratory as the kyphosis may increase in time. Now u should have pfc's and c if u already have compromise ; how much. U may b worse than u think. C a spine surgeon 4 evaluation, if u start there he/she would most likely get ptc's as part of the work up. ...Read more
Depends: This sounds like 2 different questions. To gain weight eat more calories than you burn in a given day. Kyphosis can often be irreversible if present for many years. You can do home exercises that work on squeezing your shoulder blades together. You may also want to try buying a posture support to wear a couple of hours per day. ...Read more
I'm 20, with 55 degree of postural kyphosis, i developed backmuscles by training hard in gym, as i try to prevent it, is it gonna get worse as i grow?
Mri of back and neck only shows 4 bulging disc and kyphosis lordosis in neck. When my back is flexed , get pain in left shoulder blade, what is this?
Good day, i constantly crack my neck due to kyphosis, and hyper-extend it a lot, could i get vertebral artery dissection from this or chiroprators?
VAD by chiropractor: Vertebral artery dissection very rare , but a potential complication due to neck chiropractic manipulation. There are many scientific papers on this subject. Here is example "the effectiveness of cervical manipulation, the best current evidence suggests that the small risk of dissection and stroke outweighs the benefit." Hope it helps. ...Read more
Possibly: The department of defense website seems to say that curvature over 55 degrees or any curvature that impairs the ability to perform military duties or wear a uniform may be an issue. It may help to check the website or with a local recruiter. ...Read more
Have scheurmanns kyphosis & options are to live with it or have it corrected via surgery, what would be the complications with getting surgery on it?
Multiple: The decision whether or not you are a candidate would be in part based upon an exam and appropriate imaging studies. It is a pretty large surgery, but reasonably safe In an otherwise healthy patient. Highest risk would be infection in about 1percent, pain despite surgery would also be risk and so it would be important to fully determine source of pain. Further discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
Depends Upon cause: It depends upon the cause of the kyphosis. If the one is dealing with juvenile hyperkyphosis syndrome/ Scheurmann's disease, there is a congenital structural problem that will not change. In that case, it may be beneficial to prevent progression or be palliative. There may be better results in a functional, rather than structural, caused kyphosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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