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Worst Kyphosis Symptom
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: Usually appear early in life and have special x-ray finding and some could sign for other congenital disease.Thanks. ...Read more
So young: You are so young. I would see an ortho for surgical correction. You also need to work on posture ...Read more
Why is my upper spine curved and in pain? I have researched and cannot find any examples of my specific deformity/symptoms. (not kyphosis or lordosis)
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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