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Strain Index for Distal Upper Extremity Disorders

Purpose:

To evaluate a job for risk of distal upper extremity injury using the Strain Index of Moore and Garg.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Description:

Moore and Garb developed the Strain Index to evaluate the risk of distal upper extremity disorders in occupational settings. This can help identify jobs that are likely to result in worker injury. The authors are from the Medical College and University of Wisconsin.

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