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Treating Kyphosis – Rounding of the Upper Back

It’s true that people get shorter as they age, have you ever thought why?     One of the causes of this decrease in height is thoracic kyphosis, also known as a rounded upper back. What Is Kyphosis?       Kyphosis occurs when there is the excessive curvature of the spine, eventually causing a hump-like appearance in the upper back.   Between 20 and 40 percent of elderly adults experience kyphosis.   The greatest change in the thoracic curve occurs in women between the ages of 50 […]

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