Kyphosis is a condition where the convex curvature of the back is abnormally increased causing a hunched back and may lead to formation of a dowager’s hump, in severe cases. Patients begin to develop symptoms such as nerve compression with the progression of the disease. Prominent kyphosis can lead to intestinal obstruction resulting in pain the lower abdomen area. Kyphosis causes abdominal conditions such as gastrointestinal reflux disease (a digestive disorder), compression of abdominal contents, pain or hiatal hernia (a condition in which a part of the stomach is pushed into the diaphragm).