Kyphosis- Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Prevention


What is kyphosis? When viewed from the side the spine has a series of normal curves. These curves help to withstand loads of the bodyweight added to the spine. The cervical spine (neck) and lumbar spine (lower back) have a normal inward curvature called lordosis or lordotic curvature by health care professionals, by which the spine is bent backward. The thoracic spine (top back) has a normal outward curvature which is named by health care providers Kyphosis- Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention Kyphosis or the kyphotic curve that bends…

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