Oswestry Disability Index


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Oswestry Disability Index

Abbreviation: ODI
A questionnaire that requires a patient to rate the effect of back pain on 10 different activities, each having six levels of disability. The test was designed to assess patients with failed back surgery, but it is widely used for nonsurgical patients with other spinal conditions.
Synonym: Oswestry disability score
See also: index

Oswestry Disability Index

(oz-wes'tre) [Fr. the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire, U.K.] See: index
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Abbreviations: CSU = Cleveland State University, FFT = fast Fourier transform, LBP = low back pain, MF = median frequency, ODI = Oswestry Disability Index, SD = standard deviation, sEMG = surface electromyography.
Outcome measures: The primary outcome measure was disability as a result of lumbar spinal stenosis measured using the modified Oswestry Disability Index (Fritz and Irrgang 2001).
After an average follow-up of 18 months, pain and function were similar in the two groups of patients, who were assessed using a visual analog scale of pain, the Oswestry disability index, the short-form 36, and range of motion tests.
0 point greater decrease in the Oswestry disability index, compared to the CPG group, at one year.
Moreover, patients showed statistically significant and clinically relevant improvement in physical function and mobility as measured by the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), ZCQ and SF-12v2 instruments.
Mean Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score, a measure of disability due to back pain measured at 5 years only, was 21.
The three remaining European randomized trials showed decreases of 12-16 points on the Oswestry Disability Index for patients with chronic discogenic back pain in the surgical groups at 2-year follow-up but also showed fairly high complication rates of 17%, 18%, and 11%.
4% of PMMA patients maintaining or improving their function as measured by the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), the Cortoss patient group experienced a statistically significant benefit in function success over the PMMA group.
Lauweryns studied 40 patients undergoing PLIF surgery and assessed their progress using radiographs, CT scans, the Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI).