Symptoms of Kyphosis
In addition to the obvious hump in the back, symptoms of kyphosis may include:
- Mild back pain
- Stiffness/tenderness in the spine
- Loss of height
- Difficulty standing straight upright, worsening over the course of a day
- Difficulty breathing (in severe cases)
Depending on the cause of the kyphosis, symptoms can range from mild, requiring no treatment, to severe, which may require surgery.