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Scheuermann’s Disease

Your spine is made up of 33 bones, 12 of them in the mid-back (thoracic spine). They are each about one inch high, stacked like poker chips one on top of the other. When the surfaces of these bones begin to crumble it is referred to as Scheuermann’s Disease. The crumbling will last for one or two years, usually your early teens and then it stops.

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Tags: Back - Upper, Back - Lower, Chest, Abdomen, Ligaments, Spine, Tendons, Muscles, Back pain, Scheuermann’s Disease

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