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Lumbar Disc Herniation Clinical Symptom Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with lumbar disc hernitation using the clinical symptom score of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, surgery

ICD-10:

M51.2

Description:

The Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) has developed a clinical symptom score for a patient with a herniated lumbar disc. This can help determine the degree of improvement following surgical intervention. The association is headquartered in Tokyo.

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