ASIA Muscle Grading
Muscle grading according to ASIA for patients with spinal cord injury.
|1||Palpable or visible contraction.|
|2||Active movement, full range of motion, gravity eliminated.|
|3||Active movement, full range of motion, against gravity.|
|4||Active movement, full range of motion, against gravity and provides some resistance.|
|5||Active movement, full range of motion, against gravity and provides
|5*||Muscle able to exert, in examiner’s judgement, sufficient resistance to be considered normal if identifiable inhibiting factors were not present.|