Ashworth and Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS)

2022-06-08T10:28:06-07:00

The Ashworth Scale measures the effects of antispasticity drugs in individuals with multiple sclerosis (it has subsequently been adapted for other diagnoses, including SCI). The Modified Ashworth [...]

Ashworth and Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS)2022-06-08T10:28:06-07:00

Pendulum Test (Wartenberg)

2022-06-08T10:31:57-07:00

Introduced in the 1950s as a diagnostic tool of spasticity. Originally a qualitative measure (clinician simply observed the leg swing). The use of electronic equipment to generate [...]

Pendulum Test (Wartenberg)2022-06-08T10:31:57-07:00

Penn Spasm Frequency Scale (PSFS)

2022-06-08T10:35:35-07:00

The Penn Spasm Frequency Scale (PSFS) is a 2-component self-report measure of the frequency of reported muscle spasms which is commonly used to quantify spasticity. The first component [...]

Penn Spasm Frequency Scale (PSFS)2022-06-08T10:35:35-07:00

Spinal Cord Assessment Tool for Spastic Reflexes (SCATS)

2022-06-08T10:39:02-07:00

Physiologically based measure for spastic reflexes for use in individuals with SCI. Developed in response to the demand for a standardized, simple clinical measure that encompasses the primary [...]

Spinal Cord Assessment Tool for Spastic Reflexes (SCATS)2022-06-08T10:39:02-07:00
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