Your parents might have kept telling you to “stand up straight” …. and how annoying it probably was when you were a child.
You visit us and we say the same thing … it’s still annoying!
Have a look at the picture below to understand what happens to your spine when you allow a kyphosis to develop. A kyphosis is an exaggerated curve , which can be and inherited postural tendency or may be due to a teenage problem called Scheuermann’s Disease or to Ankylosing Spondylitis that has been left untreated, or just as a result of sitting hunched over a desk for years and years.