Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: Screening
Release Date: June 2004
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
Summary of Recommendation
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the routine screening of asymptomatic adolescents for idiopathic scoliosis.
|The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits|
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.