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Explain five common postural deformities in detail.

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  • Knock Knees – In this both the knees knock or touch each other in normal standing position. The gap between ankles goes on increasing. 
  • Flat Foot – It is found in newly bom babies. Children feel pain in the feet and cannot be efficient sports persons. It becomes a postural deformity if it still persists in the lateral childhood. Round Shoulders – It is a postural deformity where shoulders become round and sometimes they seem to be bent forward. 
  • Lordosis – It is a deformity of increased forward curve in the lumber region.
  • Kyphosis – It is an increase of backward or posterior curve or a decrease or reversal of a forward curve.

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