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Back Pain Function Scale (BPFS)

Purpose:

To evaluate the functional ability of a patient with back pain using the Back Pain Functional Scale.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M54

Description:

Stratford et al developed the Back Pain Function Scale (BPFS) to evaluation functional ability in patients with back pain. The authors are from McMaster University, Appalachian Physical Therapy (Georgia) and Virginia Commonwealth University.

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