A high incidence of spinal curvature. A study of 100 young female students.

@article{Avikainen1983AHI,
  title={A high incidence of spinal curvature. A study of 100 young female students.},
  author={Veikko Avikainen and Hillevi Vaherto},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1983},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={267-73}
}
A hundred adult female students were clinically examined for scoliosis and other spinal abnormalities. Ninety-nine per cent of them participated voluntarily in X-ray examination of the spine. Of the X-rays only 34 per cent were classified into group without spinal curvature. Mild curvature (3-10 degrees) was observed in 51 per cent and a curvature of 11 degrees or more in 15 per cent. The average angle of curvatures was 7.7 degrees. The incidence of 66 per cent of spinal curvatures exceeds what… CONTINUE READING
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