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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have been experiencing constant backaches since I was 10-12 years old. My back and spine would often go super stiff, so I tend to crack it by twisting my body back and forth, easing the pain. Usually, a cold temperature would trigger a painful stiff, makin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I must say the x-rays are not very clear (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and I will leave to assume that the angle mentioned is true. The pain in the back of a young person with only 8 degrees of the curve is unlikely, and we must explore other poss... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 14 years old. She cannot ultimately stand straight. Her spine bends forward a little near the upper back and shoulders. Could you please suggest me a remedy? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for using this platform. It sounds like your sister has a forward bend in her upper back when you look at her from her side. Is this correct? We give this forward bend a name called kyphosis. While kyphosis can have numerous causes, the most common in this age ... Read Full »