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Backache - Back Pain Index (BAI)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with low back pain using the Backache Index (BAI) of Farasyn and Meeusen.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy

ICD-10:

M54

Description:

Farasyn and Meeusen developed the Backache Index (BAI) to evaluate patients with low back pain. This can be used to monitor the patient's response to various interventions. The authors are from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Belgium.

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