This is one of the most frequent diseases of the spine for children. Changes in the vertebrae, which are observed in the growing organism, often in boys, resulting in the appearance of kyphosis due to changes in the growth zone of the vertebra (apophysary zone), which explains the wedge-shaped deformation of the vertebral bodies.
The clinical picture.
Noted the presence of thoracic kyphosis with the rapid growth of the body, pain when trying to straighten the spine, fatigue, and sometimes pain in the vertebrae to pressure.
Most of the day, patients should comply with bed rest on an orthopedic mattress, in the supine position. Appointed exercises to strengthen the muscles of the back and abdomen, swimming, massage. At the appointed of pain analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.