Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves abnormally, either to the left or right side. This can lead to pain, difficulty with mobility, and decreased lung function. One way to diagnose and monitor scoliosis is through the use of a scoliometer, a device that uses gravity to measure the angle of the curvature of the spine.
Research has shown that the use of a scoliometer app on a mobile device can be effective in the diagnosis and monitoring of scoliosis. These apps use the accelerometer and gyroscope sensors in the device to accurately measure the angle of the spine, allowing for more convenient and efficient scoliosis assessments.
Studies have also demonstrated that the use of a scoliometer app can improve the accuracy and reliability of scoliosis measurements, as well as reduce the cost and time associated with traditional scoliometer devices. This makes the use of a scoliometer app a valuable tool for healthcare providers and individuals with scoliosis.
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