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Modified Schober Index of Macrae and Wright for Measuring Back Flexion

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient's anterior lumbar flexion using the modified Schober index of Macrae and Wright.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing

ICD-10:

M45

Description:

Macrae and Wright modified a linear measurement observed by Schober during anterior lumbar flexion.

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