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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Cross-cultural validation of the Oswestry disability index in French].
The average score of disability upon administration of the Oswestry Disability Index, a common outcome measure for lower back pain, before and after the Functional Restoration Program (N = 14).
The mean score for the Oswestry Disability Index in the experimental group was only at pre-test 23.
2006) Validation in the cross-cultural adaptation of the korean version of the oswestry disability index.
DYNAMICS OF THE OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX (ODI) AFTER SURGICAL INTERVENTION Operation Before Dynamics of the ODI in operated operation patients 3 6-12 18-24 Posterior lumbar 68.
Visual analogue scale (VAS) was used to assess pain intensity, and the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) was used to evaluate the disability of the patients during their daily living activities.
The following exclusion criteria was used: patient was unable to complete the required SF-36, Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), or the Visual Analog Scale (VAS); patient did not mail the SF-36, ODI, or the VAS, which prevented inclusion of their results.
Abbreviations: ANOVA = analysis of variance, BMI = body mass index, ES = erector spinae, FFT = fast Fourier transformation, LBP = low back pain, MF = median frequency, ODI = Oswestry Disability Index, SD = standard deviation, sEMG = surface electromyography.
7) LLLT = low level laser therapy, LLLT+Ex = low level laser therapy plus exercise, PI-LLLT+Ex = placebo low level laser therapy plus exercise, VAS = visual analogue scale, ROM = range of motion, ODI = Oswestry Disability Index
Endpoints included Oswestry Disability Index, a validated assessment that measures a patient's disability due to their back pain.