Exercises To Cure Kyphosis

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Alternative Names

Scheuermann's disease; Roundback; Hunchback; Postural kyphosis


Symptoms
  • Difficulty breathing (in severe cases)
  • Fatigue
  • Mild back pain
  • Round back appearance
  • Tenderness and stiffness in the spine

Signs and tests

Physical examination by a health care provider confirms the abnormal curve of the spine. The doctor will also look for any nervous system (neurological) changes (weakness, paralysis, or changes in sensation) below the curve.

Other tests may include:

  • Spine x-ray
  • Pulmonary function...
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