What is the treatment for kyphosis?

FInd the cause first. There are a few different causes of this. It is important to find if there is an actual reason or if it is just idiopathic. Based on the cause, the tx options are generally conservative starting with physical therapy, stretching and strengthening and rarely braceing or surgery. Try to find out cause first withh a specialist.

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What's the best treatment for kyphosis at 17 years of age?

Depends on degree & Symptoms. Most kyphosis deformities are cosmetic and do not necessarily need treatment. You may be too old for any bracing if indicated to make any difference. Exercise and weight control play a role as well. Postural awareness may help and for kyphosis that exceeds approximately 70-75 degrees, may be indicated for surgery. Read more...