Bath ankylosing spondylitis functional index BASFI Calculator

1. Can you put on your socks or tights without outside help and without outside means (eg stocking pullers)?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
2. Can you bend forward to pick up a pen from the floor without help?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
3. Can you pick up something from a high shelf without help (eg pliers)?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
4. Can you get up from a seat in armrests, without using your hands or any help?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
5. Can you go from lying on your back to standing without help?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
6. Can you stand for 10 minutes without support and without pain?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
7. Can you climb 12-15 steps without holding on to the handrail or using other support and with only one foot per step?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
8. Can you look over your shoulder without turning around?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
9. Can you perform activities requiring physical effort (eg physiotherapy, gardening or sports)?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)
10. Can you stay active all day, whether at home or at work?
(0=easy, 10=impossible)


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Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is the leader of a group of inflammatory rheumatisms commonly called spondyloarthritis including reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, undifferentiated spondylitis, rheumatism associated with enterocolopathies as well as certain juvenile spondylitis. These pathologies are characterized by common clinical and radiological manifestations such as inflammatory low back pain, damage to entheses and peripheral joints, as well as extra-articular manifestations affecting the skin, heart, eyes and lungs.

Bath ankylosing spondylitis functional index BASFI Calculator

The BASFI (Bath ankylosing spondylitis functional index) reflects functional impact, that is to say the inability to perform actions of daily living. For each of the ten activities, you must evaluate from 0 to 10 the ease or difficulty of performing them during the past month. 0 means completely easy, 10 means impossible. This score is an aid in monitoring ankylosing spondylitis.