Corrective Exercises and Bracing for Postural Hyperkyphosis in Adolescents
Adding corrective exercises along with bracing for postural hyperkyphosis among adolescents: A randomized controlled trial.PM R. 2023 Jul;15(7):872-880.
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180 adolescents with postural hyperkyphosis were randomized to receive a corrective exercise program + bracing (n=60), bracing only (n=60) or no treatment (n=60). The outcome of interest was the change in thoracic kyphosis at 6 months follow-up, measured with standing lateral spine radiographs. The results showed significantly greater improvement in thoracic kyphosis in the corrective exercise + b...
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