Upper Back & Neck Symptoms

Scheuermann’s Disease

Scheuermann’s Disease is a hereditary disease that mainly affects growing boys between the ages of 13 and 16 years. It is the most common postural abnormality of the spine in young athletes. Children complain of acute pain in the upper back and in later years the upper spine (thoracic) may become hunched or rounded. On …

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Kyphosis

Kyphosis is a postural syndrome of the upper back and neck where the shoulders appear rounded and the upper back hunched. We examine the causes and treatment options. Serious Kyphosis where the spine is significantly deformed will require medical treatment. We focus on Kyphosis as a result of poor posture and muscle imbalances. This type …

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