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Kyphosis

Kyphosis or a hunch back, can be caused by arthritis, osteoporosis, developmental problems or trauma. Exercises, braces, medication, and surgery can help those with hunched backs.

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Preoperative Opioid Use may Increase Continued Use after Spine Surgery
Patients known for long-term use of opioids before spinal surgery are more likely to continue using opioids several months after surgery, reports a st.....
Osteoporosis Drug May Improve Your Heart Health
Osteoporosis drug alendronate reduced the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in patients with hip fractures, according to a new st.....
Osteoporosis Pain Treatment: Spinal Surgery No Better Than Injections
Surgery to repair spinal fractures known as vertebroplasty, is no more effective for pain relief than a sham (placebo) procedure in older patients wit.....
Taking a Drug Holiday from Osteoporosis Drug may Result in a Fracture
Nearly fifteen percent of the patients who were on bisphosphonates drugs had a fracture after they took a drug holiday, finds a new study. The finding.....
Age-related Decline in Muscle Mass Not Associated With Kyphosis
Age-related decline in mid-back and low back muscle mass and quality was not associated with kyphosis progression, found researchers from Hebrew Seni.....


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