Kyphosis is the spinal disorder that causes hunchback appearance over the spine. It is often observed a forward rounding that makes the back look extremely curved. Normally this abnormal curvature occurs due to the bad postures, changes in life style, lack of nutritional value in our body, neuromuscular disorders, injury, trauma, infection and many more. This spinal deformity can take place to any individual of any age. But most probably this disorder is more prone to attack females. However the treatment for Kyphosis depends upon different factors such as age, severity of disorder and amount of pain.
If the problem is not severe then it can be healed with some basic exercises and physical therapies but in case of unbearable pain and growing curvature, surgery is recommended by physicians. Here are few listing exercises that can be fruitful in curing minor kyphosis:
Ø Chest stretch:
This is the most common exercise practiced in treating kyphosis. This relieves the chest tightness and strengthens the upper back muscles giving you less hunchback look. Remember to stretch your chest muscles and incorporate leg and back exercises into your routine.
Ø Weight exercises:
Performing straight arm lift, bench rows and pulls backs in sitting, standing and lying posture over the stomach aids to strengthen the postural muscles. The objective to perform this exercise is to stretch the tight muscles of the chest and strengthen the weak muscles of the back.
Ø Exercises with tubing:
These exercises act upon virtually every major muscle group of the body. This helps in keeping the back in strong position and also heals the soft tissue injuries.
Ø Foam rolling:
The foam rolling technique increases the spine mobility, decreases the muscle stiffness and improves the flexibility. Most of the doctors suggest the foam rolling exercise as the roller is used to press down the unaligned spine; this relieves the deep tension in muscle tissues.
Ø Wall exercises:
Performing exercises with wall improves the weakness in the muscles extending up to the spine as well as forward head posture. These are the safest exercises to perform and complete package solution for kyphosis back pain sufferers.
These exercises when combined with right posture and chiropractic care may help improve the curved round upper back. They must be repeated at least three to four times a week to work towards greater quality of life and prevent kyphosis. You can have improved posture, heath, decreased angle of kyphosis, functional strength and overall well-being by incorporating these into your daily habits.
Scoliosis GTA specializes in providing corrective approach to treat kyphosis. Our expert doctors suggest the right solution to any kind of spine disorder and prevent your problem from getting worse. Book your appointment now if you are suffering from any spine disorder before it is too late. Call us or leave us a message in case of any queries. We provide free consultation services.