Find out what causes the different types of kyphosis of the spine and what should be done once it has been identified.
Nonsurgical options for treating Scheuermann's disease include bracing, hamstring stretching, low-impact aerobics, and more.
Scheuermann's disease, or Scheuermann's Kyphosis, is a condition in which the normal roundback in the upper spine is increased and results in a hunchback appearance, but rarely causes back pain.
Scheuermann's disease, or Scheuermann's kyphosis, rarely requires surgery to correct, but there are surgical options for patients with severe deformity.
Symptoms of scheuermann's disesase, or Scheuermann's kyphosis, typically develop between the ages of 10 and 15 and begin with cosmetic concerns.
Excess curvature (kyphosis) in the upper back causes a hump, hunchback, or humpback appearance.