New York Daily News - "Watching Adolescents For Scoliosis, A Common And Progressive Spine Ailment"

 – August 31, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

Although back-to-school physicals ­often include a test for scoliosis, most parents would be surprised to hear just how common this back problem is. "Two to three percent of the adolescent population has scoliosis, a deformity in which the spine is rotated, or twisted, in a way it shouldn't be," says Dr. Abigail Allen from The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Learn more.