Integrative Journal of Bone and Cartilage

Kyphosis

Kyphosis is an over stressed forward rounding of the back. It can occur at any age but is most prevail in older women.Age-related kyphosis is often due to weakness in the spinal bones that causes them to squeeze or crack. Other types of kyphosis can appear in infants or teens due to under development of the spine or wedging of the spinal bones progressively.Mild kyphosis causes problems. Severe kyphosis can cause pain and disformed.Mild kyphosis may produce no large signs or symptoms. But some people experience back pain in the spine and stiffness in addition to an atypial curved spine.The Kyphosis happens when the vertebrae in the upper back become more wedge shaped.

 

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