Scheuermann's kyphosis in adolescents and adults: diagnosis and management. Tribus CB(1). Author information: (1)Orthopaedic Surgery, University of.
Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). Nov;25(11) Painful adult thoracic Scheuermann's disease. Diagnosis by discography and treatment by combined.
Pain is often the most noticeable symptom for adult patients. Many patients have no serious problems or disability and the symptoms settle once the spine is .
Indications for treatment in patients with Scheuermann kyphosis and base treatment not only on the severity of symptoms but also on the correlation for long-term use in the adult with symptomatic Scheuermann kyphosis.
It is difficult to diagnose Scheuermann's kyphosis before the prepubertal Progression of kyphosis has been documented during the growth spurt and later in adult life. The reasons to initiate treatment in Scheuermann's kyphosis are pain.