This App Could Replace The Touch-Your-Toes Scoliosis Test For Kids
“There can be a lot of different causes of one rib side looking higher than the other," says orthopedic surgeon Michelle James. "And the app doesn’t get around all of those, but it does get around some of them."
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Screening Your Teen For Scoliosis? There's An App For That
The forward bend test for scoliosis hasn’t been a mandated back-to-school procedure in California for the last 7 years. ... That’s why Shriners physicians developed Spine Screen - a free app that helps detect whether a child’s spine is starting to curve sideways. (Caiola, 9/5)