Personal Health - Scoliosis Test Lets Children Avoid a Brace - NYTimes.com: "- Sent using Google Toolbar"
This is a wonderful new tool in the battle against scoliosis. With a salivary sample the lab and doctor can now determine the genetic probability of whether or not the curve will worsen. This is useful in devising a treatment plane which may or may not include a brace and even surgery.
I have been using salivary samples for neurotransmitter and hormone levels. In the past saliva was not looked upon as being reliable with physicians preferring blood and urine. Today the saliva test has reached a whole new level.
The article glaringly misses the benefits of chiropractic care when evaluating and treating scoliosis.