Assessment of upper extremity function either before or after surgical treatment has been a rapidly evolving field. A reproducible, accurate, and valid assessment tool provides the ability to compare surgical interventions, evaluate physical therapy regimens, and assess novel assistive and restorative technologies. The purpose of this article is to detail the various upper extremity assessment tools and introduce the concept of real-world data acquisition of upper extremity function.
- upper extremity
- upper extremity dysfunction
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine