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How do you fix life-long bad posture?
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Dr. Thomas A. McNally
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Postural exercise
It depends on the cause of the bad posture and the age of the patient.
Younger patients with flexible spines can often be taught postural exercises by physical therapists than can correct poor posture. Fixed (non-flexible) deformities may be correctable with surgery.

In brief: Postural exercise
It depends on the cause of the bad posture and the age of the patient.
Younger patients with flexible spines can often be taught postural exercises by physical therapists than can correct poor posture. Fixed (non-flexible) deformities may be correctable with surgery.
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