Elderly Loved One Suddenly Hunching Over? Learn About A Possible Cause & Treatments

If you have an elderly loved one who suddenly seems to be hunching their back all the time, then you may wonder why they suddenly developed bad posture. While some people can develop bad posture later in life, that “hunch” could actually be caused by a spine curvature disorder called kyphosis. This spine curvature disorder can stem from a variety of health problems, but in the elderly, it often occurs due to spinal compression fractures.