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Kyphosis 70degrees No symptom or pain Doctors want another Xray after 6 months If it's not get worsen can it cause any problems in future ?

Kyphosis 70degrees 
No symptom or pain
Doctors want another Xray after 6 months 
If it's not get worsen can it cause any problems in future ?

Surgery is only --: -indicated if there is significant respiratory compromise . It is a serious procedure & no one in their right mind would do any such procedure 4 cosmetic reasons, plus U could not afford 2 pay 4 it if anyone did it. U have 2 live with what U have. The sooner U realize this & accept it U will not B so self conscious . ...Read more

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Kyphosis (Definition)

Kyphosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine forward, giving the ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of kyphosis?

What are the symptoms of kyphosis?

Back pains: You can help it by: 1) walk on your tip toes your hands joint together trying to "reach" the ceiling and you gaze up to the ceiling. 2) put a book on your head and walk with it 3)yoga- yes- all kinds of stretching 4)breathing exercises-slow, deep, alone as a daily routine and of cause as part of yoga and all other exercises above or any others that you like and find helpful. ...Read more

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What are possible symptoms to congenital kyphosis?

What are possible symptoms to congenital kyphosis?

Many: Usually appear early in life and have special x-ray finding and some could sign for other congenital disease.Thanks. ...Read more

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How can you fight the symptoms of postural kyphosis?

How can you fight the symptoms of postural kyphosis?

Therapy: Find a good physical therapist- either referred from your family md or by friends who may specialize in spine. They can help you learn over time to try and correct some of your postural kyphosis. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of congenital kyphosis type 1 disease?

What are signs and symptoms of congenital kyphosis type 1 disease?

Gibbus in child: Classically this is a child with a gibbus a bump and forward bend to spine most noticable if in thoracic spine it may have no sypmtoms very rare severe cases can develop late neurologic sequela ...Read more

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Is there any chance to treat kyphosis(70dgrees) with brace at age of 20? No symptoms

Is there any chance to treat kyphosis(70dgrees) with brace at age of 20? No symptoms

Proactive consult: I am not an orthopedic surgeon. I am struggling to see how you can have a kyphosis of 70 degrees. I wish it was otherwise for you! A brace, if properly fitted might, I say "might," help to slow down any further progression. Most important, you need to see an orthopedic spine surgeon to find out your options to know what best to do for yourself. I hope you can get the help you need, take care ...Read more

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I have kyphosis 70 degree no symptoms I saw 6 doctors 4 of them said I should wear brace and 2 said I shouldn't What should I do?

I have kyphosis 70 degree no symptoms
I saw 6 doctors 4 of them said I should wear brace and 2 said I shouldn't
What should I do?

Don't worry about it: At age 19, a brace will have no long term effect on your kyphosis. There is not much that you can do that will significantly alter the curve of your spine, and if it is not causing symptoms, then don't worry about it. You might want to do some spine extension stretching exercises though just to keep limber. For example, the cobra pose in yoga, or lying on your back on an exercise ball. ...Read more

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I'm 20 When kyphosis(70degrees)surgery is needed? And can kyphosis affect the lung and nerves in the future ( no symptoms now) if it's not get worsen?

I'm 20
When kyphosis(70degrees)surgery is needed?
And can kyphosis affect the lung and nerves in the future ( no symptoms now) if it's not get worsen?

Mgt: I would advise that you have a pulmonary function test and discuss possible optimal treatment and repair with an Orthopedic surgeon. Chest wall restriction can affect lung function and lead to restrictive disease. Symptoms often appear later in the course. ...Read more