Kyphosis happens when the spine curves and causes your back to round out. Kyphosis often causes a hunchback or slouching posture.

Programs + Services

Spine Surgery

The Tufts MC Spine Surgery Program in Boston provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for spinal disorders, such as herniated discs and spinal tumors.

Spine Clinic

The Spine Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides alternatives to back surgery, such as bracing, exercise, physical therapy, medication and precisely guided injection therapy.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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The City of Boston.

200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history