Effect of sitting posture on development of scoliosis in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy cases.

BACKGROUND Scoliosis is a frequent association in boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy when the ability to walk is lost around nine to 12 years of age. This study assessed the contribution of physical factors including lumbar posture to scoliosis in non-ambulatory youth with DMD in Nepal. METHODS Linear regression was used to assess effects of time since… CONTINUE READING