The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is designed to give information as to how the patient's back (or leg) trouble affects his/her ability to manage in everyday life.



Jeremy Fairbank Professor of Spine Surgery Oxford, UK


What you will learn

  • The overall design of the ODI

  • Scoring and missing data

  • Typical baseline for various conditions

  • How to plot score change in a cohort

  • Comparison with other outcome measures

  • Criteria for success using ODI

  • Translations

  • Please do not use rogue versions of ODI

  • How to license ODI