Assessment of Upper Extremity Function

Christina M. Webber, Alexander Y. Shin, Kenton R. Kaufman

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)600-605
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2019


  • Function
  • outcomes
  • upper extremity
  • upper extremity dysfunction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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