hyperkyphosis

hy·per·ky·pho·sis

(hī'pĕr-kī-fō'sis)
An abnormal exaggeration of the normal forward (flexion) curvature of the thoracic spine.
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A spinal misalignment can lead to a host of health problems ranging from neck and back pain to gastrointestinal problems and even hyperkyphosis -- a condition in which the spine curvature is significantly exaggerated, with increased risk of pulmonary and arterial health problems.
Therefore, poor hamstring extensibility has been associated with thoracic hyperkyphosis (Fisk et al.
Thoracic hyperkyphosis is not only a disfiguring effect of osteoporosis but may also play a considerable role in gait disorder, instability, and risk of falls (14).
Among the conditions addressed are hyperkyphosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, patellofemoral syndrome, plantar fasciitis and tendinopathy.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Hyperkyphosis, or "dowager's hump", the exaggerated forward curvature of the upper spine, could put elderly women at increased risk of early death whether or not they have vertebral osteoporosis, researchers have found.
Gail Greendale, professor of medicine and geriatrics, had a yoga class designed for elderly women with hyperkyphosis, a curvature of the spine also known as dowager's hump.
Conventional xray film of the thoracic spine showed hyperkyphosis, scoliosis, and wedge-shaped (cuneiform) vertebral bodies at T6, T9, and T11, with impression and reactive sclerosis of the corresponding roof and basal plates.
Poor posture negatively impacts your muscles and ligaments, as well as your spine, which can lead to a host of health problems ranging from neck and back pain to gastrointestinal problems and even hyperkyphosis - a condition in which the spine curvature is significantly exaggerated, with increased risk of pulmonary and arterial health problems.
2010) found a high frequency of thoracic hyperkyphosis in standing.
Hyperkyphosis results in back pain, decreased vital capacity, and increased risk of further vertebral fractures and unsteadiness of gait (8).