This may be the result of pressure on the nerves or spinal cord.Previous Surgery - If you have had any surgery on your spine, it may have caused the kyphosis due to weakened muscles or other problems.There is a range because the amount of "normal" curve varies from person to person.
Your provider will want to know if anyone else in the family has the problem.
Date of Onset - When did you first notice the appearance of the spinal condition?
Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Options Introduction Kyphosis is the term used to describe a type of abnormal curve in the spine.
The thoracic spine naturally has some kyphosis or "C"-shaped curve.
Symptoms Symptoms of kyphosis can range from unattractive posture, to pain, to severe problems of pressure on the lungs and abdomen.