Functional disability in the anterior cruciate insufficient knee syndrome. Review of knee rating systems and projected risk factors in determining treatment.

@article{Noyes1984FunctionalDI,
  title={Functional disability in the anterior cruciate insufficient knee syndrome. Review of knee rating systems and projected risk factors in determining treatment.},
  author={Frank R. Noyes and G H McGinniss and L A Mooar},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={278-302}
}
The complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament initiates the clinical syndrome represented by continued functional disability. The precise degree of functional disability is highly debated. Agreement is elusive due to the lack of uniform and scientific methodology. An historical review and analysis of functional and subjective rating systems is reported, and the strengths of previous systems are identified. A subjective and functional rating system is proposed in which 6 activity levels… CONTINUE READING

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