A brief screening examination, which takes 1–2 minutes, has been devised for use in routine clinical assessment. It involves inspecting carefully for joint swelling and abnormal posture, as well as assessing the joints for normal movement. This screening examination is known by the.
A GALS screen is an examination used by doctors and other healthcare professionals to detect The pGALS assessment is a simple evidence-based approach to musculoskeletal assessment based on the adult GALS (Gait, Arms, Legs.
Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Oct 15;55(5):709-16. Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children based on the adult GALS screen.