Common Spinal Problem May Impact Your Lung Health

Many older adults suffer from hyperkyphosis, which is also known as “dowager’s hump”

A study published in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, June 23, suggests that preventing or slowing the progression of hyperkyphosis—a condition that causes an extreme forward curvature of the spine—may reduce pulmonary decline in older adults. Hyperkyphosis (also known as “dowager’s hump”) affects as many as 20 to 40 percent of older adults. “When […]

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