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Table 1 Lysholm knee score

From: The effect of intensive exercise program and kinesiotaping following total knee arthroplasty on functional recovery of patients

Limping (5 points)
 Never = 5
 Mild or periodically = 3
 Strong and continuous = 0
Support (5 points)
 No support = 5
 Walking stick or crutches = 2
 Impossible = 0
Restraining (15 points)
 No restraining or restraining feeling = 15
 Has the feeling, but no restraining = 10
 Occasional restraining = 6
 Frequent = 2
 Joint restrained at examination = 0
Instability (25 points)
 Never miss a step = 25
 Seldom, during athletic activities or other strong-effort exercises = 20
 Frequently during athletic activities or other strong-effort exercises (or unable to participate) = 15
 Occasionally in daily activities = 10
 Frequently in daily activities = 5
 At each step = 0
Pain (25 points)
 No pain = 25
 Intermittent or mild during strong-effort exercises = 20
 Marked during strong-effort exercises = 15
 Marked during or after walking more than 2 km = 10
 Marked during or after walking less than 2 km = 5
 Continuous = 0
Swelling (10 points)
 No swelling = 10
 Upon strong-effort exercises = 6
 Upon usual exercises = 2
 Continuous = 0
Climbing stairs (10 points)
 No problem = 10
 Slightly damaged = 6
 One step at a time = 2
 Impossible = 0
Squatting (5 points)
 No problem = 5
 Slightly damaged = 4
 Not exceeding 90° = 2
 Impossible = 0
Total score: ________