Cotrel Foundation – Institute of France reminds doctors, health professionals and parents about the importance of early scoliosis screening.
« Earlier detection means better odds to prevent the aggravation of the deformity», Jean Dubousset
Check this video for an easy, quick and dependable test any parent can do at home :
A bare-chested child, leans forward, arms hanging down, hands together, pelvis horizontal
The smallest asymmetry right or left in the thoracic or lumbar region (gibbosity) will indicate a scoliosis.