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Disability The Modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire (m-OSW) consists of 10 items; each item is scored from 0-5.
The Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire.
The Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire can be used to assess patients with low back pain by determining its impact on the activities of daily living (calculation of level of disability: point total/50 × 100 = % disability).
Sixty-eight percent of PRODISC-L patients achieved a measure of pain success compared with 55 percent of patients undergoing fusion, as assessed by a 15-point decrease in the Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire (ODI), a measure of the extent to which low back pain affects a person's ability to carry out everyday tasks.
The Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire score improved by an average of 23.
Fairbank JC, Couper J, Davies JB, O'Brien JP (1980) The Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire.
Results will be evaluated on the Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire, the Roland-Morris Low Back Pain and Disability Questionnaire, the Hannover Activities of Daily Living Questionnaire, and the Visual Analog Scale.
Patients were eligible for the study if they had symptomatic disease shown by CT or MRI scan and confirmed by diskogram, had failed 6 months of conservative treatment, had achieved a score of 30 on the Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire, and were candidates for the anterior approach.