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Kyphosis

A healthy back or spine has two natural curves. Viewed from the side, they curve inward on the bottom and outward on the top. Kyphosis is the term used to describe a curving or bowing of the back which is greater than normal. It refers to the area around the shoulder blades. It can be caused by a number of factors: you may be born with it, it may be the result of an infection or disease, a wearing out of the discs or bones in the spine, cancer, tuberculosis or it may happen as a result of poor posture.

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Tags: Back - Upper, Ligaments, Tendons, Muscles, Back pain, Kyphosis

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