FOTO uses Functional Staging
Functional Staging is a method to help clinicians and researchers interpret patients’ functional status scores. It can be useful to clinicians and patients in goal-setting, motivation, and discussing expectations for treatment results.
Clinical Interpretation: What Does My Patient’s Score Mean?
Wang YC, Hart DL, Cook KF, Mioduski JE. Translating Shoulder Computerized Adaptive Testing Generated Outcome Measures into Clinical Practice. J Hand Ther. 2010;23:372–83.
Functional Staging Articles
Foot Ankle (Clinical Interpretation of Computerized Adaptive Test Outcome Measures in Patients With Foot/Ankle Impairments)
Knee (Clinical interpretation of computerized adaptive test-generated outcome measures in patients with knee impairments)
Lower Extremity (Clinical Interpretation of a Lower-Extremity Functional Scale - Derived Computerized Adaptive Test)
Lumbar (Clinical Interpretation of Outcome Measures Generated From a Lumbar Computerized Adaptive Test)
Shoulder (Translating Shoulder Computerized Adaptive Testing Generated Outcome Measures into Clinical Practice)