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Oxford Hip Score

If you have been advised by the surgery to submit an Oxford Hip Score please use this form.

Score Grading

  • Score 0 to 19 – May indicate severe hip arthritis. It is highly likely that you may well require some form of surgical intervention, contact your family physician for a consult with an Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  • Score 20 to 29 – May indicate moderate to severe hip arthritis. See your family physician for an assessment and x-ray. Consider a consult with an Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  • Score 30 to 39 – May indicate mild to moderate hip arthritis. Consider seeing you family physician for an assessment and possible x-ray. You may benefit from non-surgical treatment, such as exercise, weight loss, and /or anti-inflammatory medication.
  • Score 40 to 48 – May indicate satisfactory joint function. May not require any formal treatment.
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During the past 4 weeks...

How would you describe the pain you usually have in your hip?
None
Very mild
Mild
Moderate
Severe

Are you troubled by pain in your hip at night in bed?
Not at all
Only one or two nights
Some nights
Most nights
Every night

Have you had any sudden, severe pain (shooting, stabbing, or spasms) from your affected hip?
Not at all
Only one or two nights
Some nights
Most nights
Every night

Have you been limping when walking, because of your hip?
Rarely / Never
Sometimes or just at first
Often, not just at first
Most of the time
All of the time

For how long have you been able to walk before the pain in your hip becomes severe (with or without a walking aid)?
No pain for 30 minutes or more
16 - 30 minutes
5 - 15 minutes
Around the house only
Not at all

Have you been able to climb a flight of stairs?
Yes, easily
With little difficulty
With moderate difficulty
With extreme difficulty
No, impossible

Have you been able to put on a pair of socks, stockings or tights?
Yes, easily
With little difficulty
With moderate difficulty
With extreme difficulty
No, impossible

After a meal (sat at a table), how painful has it been for you to stand up from a chair because of your hip?
Not at all painful
Slightly painful
Moderately painful
Very painful
Unbearable

Have you had any trouble getting in and out of the car or using public transport because of your hip? (With or without a stick)
No trouble at all
Very little trouble
Moderate trouble
Extreme difficulty
Impossible to do

Have you had any trouble washing and drying yourself (all over) because of your hip?
No trouble at all
Very little trouble
Moderate trouble
Extreme difficulty
Impossible to do

Could you do household shopping on your own?
Yes, easily
With little difficulty
With moderate difficulty
With extreme difficulty
No, impossible

How much has pain from your hip interfered with your usual work? (including housework)
Not at all
A little bit
Moderately
Greatly
Totally

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