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Physical examination of the spine

Physical examination of the spine

Physical examination of the spine: A physical examination of the spine is a test where the doctor looks at the spine, shoulders, hips, legs, and rib cage as the patient is standing and as the patient bends down to touch their toes.

Diseases Associated with Physical examination of the spine

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Physical examination of the spine:

  • Scoliosis (curving)
  • Kyphosis (bowing)
  • Scheuermann's disease (adolescent kyphosis)
  • Arthritis
  • Spinal tumor

Basic Information: Physical examination of the spine

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Physical examination of the spine' may be involved.

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