Good posture and exercise essential to prevent hunchback in teens

June 5, 2018

Teenagers in hunched postures are becoming a common sight. Parents naturally find it worrisome and need to keep reminding them not to slouch but after a while, they go back to the same position. Some children start off with good posture in childhood but eventually in their teens, or even pre-teens they start to develop a hunch.

Our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Mohammad Mashfiqul Arafin Siddiqui says it is becoming increasingly common and is often the result of prolonged use of phones or computers, in a slouched position, especially among teens.

In this article, he talked about conditions that could cause hunchback and how to prevent it through posture and exercise.

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