Ultrasound Assessment of the Abdominal Muscles at Rest and During the ASLR Test Among Adolescents With Scoliosis.

@article{Linek2017UltrasoundAO,
  title={Ultrasound Assessment of the Abdominal Muscles at Rest and During the ASLR Test Among Adolescents With Scoliosis.},
  author={Paweł Linek and Edward Saulicz and Michał Tomasz Kuszewski and Tomasz Wolny},
  journal={Clinical spine surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          181-186
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Observational study. OBJECTIVE Are there deviations in the thickness of abdominal muscles at rest in individuals with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)? Are there deviations in abdominal muscular activity in people with AIS during the active straight leg raise (ASLR) test? SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Ultrasound imaging can be used to assess the lateral abdominal muscle. Some authors suggest that scoliosis develops through a weakness or improper functioning of the abdominal… CONTINUE READING

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