Outcome Measures

General Measures

Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 (SF-36)
Sickness Impact Profile (SIP)
Musculoskeletal Function Assessment Questionnaire (MFA)
Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS)

Cervical Spine

Neck Disability Index
PSFS for the Neck Dysfunction

Lumbar Spine

Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
Oswestry Disability Questionnaire
Modified Oswestry Disability Questionnaire (Fritz et al, 2001)
Waddell Disability Index
Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale
SF-36 Physical Functioning Scale
SF-36 Role Limitations-Physical Scale
SF-36 Bodily Pain Scale
Hendler 10-Minute Screening Test for Chronic Back Pain Patients
PSFS for Low Back Dysfunction


Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand
12-Item Shoulder Instability Questionnaire
Shoulder Pain and Disability Index Pain Scale (SPADI)
Penn Shoulder Score
Rowe Standard Rating Scale
Constant Shoulder Score
UCLA Shoulder Scale
Athletic Shoulder Outcome Rating Scale
Walch-Duplay Rating Sheet for Anterior Instability of the Shoulder
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons’ (ASES) Shoulder Evaluation Form
Simple Shoulder Test Questionnaire Form (SST)
Symptoms and Function of the Shoulder
Shoulder Disability Questionnaire (SDQ)
Shoulder Severity Index
Subjective Shoulder Rating Scale (SRSS)
Upper Extremity Functional Scale (UEFS)


Brigham Assessment of Severity of Symptoms and Functional Status in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Clinical Elbow Evaluation Form
Carpal Tunnel Function Disability Form
Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire
The Patient Evaluation Measure (PEM) Questionnaire


Harris Hip Score
Iowa Functional Hip Evaluation Form
Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC)
The Oxford Hip Score


Lysholm Knee Scale
Activities of Daily Living Scale of the Knee Outcome Survey
Sports Activity Scale of the Knee Outcome Survey
Cincinnati Knee Rating System
PSFS in patients with knee dysfunction
Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC)
International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) guidelines for the evaluation of knee ligament injuries
International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form
Knee Society guidelines for the assessment of outcome following total knee arthroplasty
Mohtadi Quality of Life Assessment for ACL-Deficient knees (ACL-QOL)
Patella-Femoral Joint Evaluation Scale

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