What does it mean to get scoliosis screening?

Check for scoliosis. Scoliosis screening is done in schools for adolescents to check for any obvious abnormal spinal asymmetry or curvature on physical examination. This may include a "hump" along the ribs - especially seen with forward bending, having 1 shoulder higher than the other, tight hamstrings, abnormal scoliometer measurement, etc. If an abnormality is suspected, then a referral to a physician is given.
Brief physical. A bief physical exam you bend over with arms in front of you like diving examiner looks for rib rotation rib humps xray to follow if the examiner sees a rib hump that might indicate scoliosis screening in his way is niether sensitive or specific.