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2. Postural Kyphosis

As mentioned, the thoracic spine naturally forms a reverse c-shaped curve. This curve is usually between 20 and 45 degrees. The medical term for a greater-than-average curve in the thoracic spine is hyperkyphosis. However, medical professionals often use the term kyphosis to describe any excessive curvature of the thoracic spine.

posture Postural Kyphosis

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