What is Kyphosis?

Kyphosis is a condition in which the upper back is bent like a hump and it can occur due to developmental or degenerative or age related osteoporosis or traumatic cause.

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Hello, i have very bad posture, i went to my doctor and got some x-rays taken, but he was unable to diagnose me, he couldn't se any abnormalities...

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X-rays show kyphosis of dorsal spine

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Your clinical pictures and x-rays of...

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i am 18 years old. and i am short. my father is 170cm and my mother 165cm. i am only 170cm and i want to be at least 175 cm. I will be 19 in 5...

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Height depends on the heights of parents. As per the figures mentioned, your height is appropriate. Yes, there are chances of growth until...

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L5-s1 desiccated disk with posterial Annular tear and mild Protrusion causing Thecal Identation. C4 to C6 Desiccated diffuse disk bulge with mild...

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U need some rest. Avoid any intercourse for few weeks. U got posterior annular ligament tear. It might progress to diffuse disc bulge. Need not...

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