Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities

Kyphosis in the Adolescent and Young Adult


In most cases, Scheuermann's kyphosis is non progressive and only requires observation and exercise. Others may require bracing until skeletal maturity. However, the more severe (greater than 80o) curves may require surgery.