Outlook / PrognosisMost people with kyphosis who get diagnosed early don’t need surgery and have typical function. However, if you don’t treat kyphosis, the curve will get worse, leading to health problems. It’s important to monitor kyphosis regularly and do physical therapy to maintain a good posture.Nov 5, 2020
Is kyphosis curable?
Kyphosis caused by poor posture (postural kyphosis) can usually be corrected by improving your posture. If a child has kyphosis as a result of abnormally shaped vertebrae (Scheuermann’s kyphosis), treatment depends on factors such as: the person’s age. their sex.