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Question About Kyphosis
#284545 12/10/20 04:38 AM
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I have mild, but very observable, kyphosis in my thoracic spine. I saw in a store today a soft leather-like brace...kind of a racer back looking contraption that is not a fixed type brace at all. As my physical therapist has stated multiple times the importance of “not giving in to the bend”, I searched this forum for prior discussion on posture and someone had posted a picture of one and a comment was made that braces are not good based on immobility issues causing fusion. Any opinions about wearing one a few hours a day to encourage the person toward correcting their posture? I try to think about it and correct the slump, but soon get busy and forget. I think I’d rather fuse upright than keep bending further over. Thoughts?

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Re: Question About Kyphosis
Stickgal #284747 05/12/21 12:52 AM
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I have heard about the importance of sleeping in the correct position, so i think that a soft binding thing would not really hurt? But asking your rheumy would be best smile good luck!


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