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Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Signs and Symptoms

The most prominent symptom of kyphosis is a slouching posture or hunchback. Other symptoms include:

  • Back pain
  • Difficulty standing upright or stiffness
  • Fatigue of the back and legs

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.