Knee Outcome Survey Activity of Daily Living Scale (KOS-ADLS)

Following ACL injury it is important to identify clients who can succeed without surgery if that is their desire. 

Background

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Background Info

KOS-ADLS

Symptoms

To what degree does each of the following symptoms affect your level of activity? (check one answer on each line)

Pain

Stiffness

Swelling

Giving way, buckling, or shifting of the knee

Weakness

Limping

The symptom prevents me from all daily activity

The symptom affects my activity severely

The symptom affects my activity moderately

The symptom affects my activity slightly

I have the symptom, but it does not affect my activity

I do not have the symptom

Function

How does your knee affect your ability to: (check one answer on each line)

Walk

Go up stairs

Go down stairs

Stand

Kneel on front of your knee

Squat

Sit with your knee bent

Rise from a chair

Activity is not difficult

Activity is minimally difficult

Activity is somewhat difficult

Activity is fairly difficult

Activity is very difficult

I am unable to