Balance control in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and disturbed somatosensory function.

@article{Guo2006BalanceCI,
  title={Balance control in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and disturbed somatosensory function.},
  author={Xia Guo and W W Chau and Christina W. Y. Hui-Chan and Catherine Siu-King Cheung and William W. N. Tsang and Jack C. Y. Cheng},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 14},
  pages={E437-40}
}
STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study of the balance control in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. OBJECTIVE.: To investigate the relationship among somatosensory function, balance control, and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Balance control requires the contribution of somatosensory, visual, and vestibular inputs. Previous studies have shown that abnormal somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) were associated with AIS. METHODS A total of 105 girls with… CONTINUE READING