Reliability of measurements obtained with the modified Ashworth scale in the lower extremities of people with stroke.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Abnormal muscle tone is a common motor disorder following stroke, which may require rehabilitation. The Modified Ashworth Scale is a 6-point rating scale that is used to measure muscle tone. The interrater and intrarater reliability of measurements obtained with the scale remain equivocal. The purpose of this study was to investigate… (More)

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