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What causes kyphosis progression?

Kyphosis. Kyphosis is a curvature of the spine that is most commonly associated with an anomaly within the spine and the surrounding muscles. The progression in curvature is due to a lack of balance in the muscles and the spinal structures. Read more...

What can cause kyphosis in a child?

Let me explain. Congenital kyphosis. A malformation of the spinal column during fetal development causes kyphosis in some infants. Several vertebrae may be fused together or the bones may not form properly. This type of kyphosis may worsen as the child grows. In some cases, congenital kyphosis eventually leads to paralysis of the lower body (paraplegia). Read more...

What will improve kyphosis of the spine?

Kyphosis. Most often, kyphosis only worsens as time goes on... due to gravity and the aging process of 'drying-up' of the discs. The anterior part of the spine gets shorter and the body leans more forward. Good posture and active strengthening of the posterior (back) muslces can keep you more upright... Really changing the kyphosis angle is almost impossible without surgery though... Read more...

I have 48 degree of kyphosis and it has only 1 wedged vertebra, other vertebras are healthy. What does this mean? What type of kyphosis Do I have?

1 wedged vertebral- -body if severe enough can cause a kyphosis of a significant degree. There would B a prominence at the wedged level that you could feel if you are thin. This sharp turn at the wedge is called by some a cat back deformity. Ask your spine surgeon about this. . Read more...

What is cervical kyphosis?

See your doctor. Cervical kyphosis is a reversal of the normal cervical curvature (which should be lordosis). This could be due to injury, muscle spasm, or congenital defect. It is quite unusual. After your doctor investigates, referral to a physical therapist to instruct you on a customized exercise program should help. Read more...
Kyphosis. cervical kyphosis is an abnormal alignment of the spine with the neck tending to pitch forward. this can cause pain or even neurologic symptoms with pinching of the spinal cord or nerve roots. Read more...

What are specific cervical kyphosis reversal exercises?

Many exercises. These two sites have some simple exercises for you to try. They should not cause pain. Any increase in pain should take you to your doctor's office. Do not forget about stress relief techniques as well and the right pillow for sleeping. Good luck. http://www.ehow.com/video_6561843_treat-kyphosis-exercise.html http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/kyphosis-exercises.Html. Read more...
There are no . Specific exercises for kyphosis reversal of the cervical spine. This ca. Be the result of ongoing disc degeneration or early sign of spinal stenosis or the result of a disc issue or even muscular strain. Treating the underlying cause may or may not result in curve reverting to lordosis. Read more...

What can be done about kyphosis?

Can stop worsening. Kyphosis is the curving of the back skeletal frame mostly due to posture but can be genetic also. It can not be changed with exercise but can stop it from worsening and stabilize it. If you don't exercise, it just gets worse so yes, exercise for stability and improvement. Feldenkrais is a great way to evaluate your habits. Read more...