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Is posible treat a kyphosis with exercises?

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Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stretching +...

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.

In brief: Stretching +...

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.
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Partially

For the discomfort associated with kyphosis, exercise therapy mayhelp.
For true structural kyphosis, exercise will not correct the issue of the deformity. The only corrective measure of such deformity (usually when severe) is surgical.

In brief: Partially

For the discomfort associated with kyphosis, exercise therapy mayhelp.
For true structural kyphosis, exercise will not correct the issue of the deformity. The only corrective measure of such deformity (usually when severe) is surgical.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

Depending on your age, you should be able to increase your flexibility and strengthening of the spine muscles while trying to improve your posture/improve your kyphosis.
See your family md for eval and referral to a spine trained physical therapist.

In brief: Yes

Depending on your age, you should be able to increase your flexibility and strengthening of the spine muscles while trying to improve your posture/improve your kyphosis.
See your family md for eval and referral to a spine trained physical therapist.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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