Manual Muscle Testing

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Anonymous
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134814
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Manual Muscle Testing
Updated:
2012-02-12 21:56:14
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Manual Muscle testing grading system
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  1. 5
    Normal
    Part moves through full ROM against gravity and takes maximal resistance
  2. 4
    Good
    The part moves through full ROM against gravity and takes moderate resistance
  3. 4-

    Good minus
    The part moves through full ROM and takes less than moderate resistance before breaking
  4. 3+
    Fair Plus
    The part moves through full ROM against gravity and takes minimal resistance before it breaks
  5. 3
    Fair
    The part moves through full ROM against gravity but is unable to take any resistance
  6. 3-
    Fair minus
    The part moves through less than full ROM against gravity
  7. 2+
    Poor plus
    The part moves through full ROM in a gravity eliminated position and is able to take minimal resistance before breaking
  8. 2
    Poor
    The part moves through full ROM in a gravity eliminated position with no added resistance
  9. 2-
    Poor minus
    The part moves through less than full ROM in a gravity elminated position
  10. 1
    Trace
    Tension is palpated in the muscle or tendon but no motion occurs at the joint
  11. 0
    Zero
    No motion occurs and no tension is palpated in the muscle or joint

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