Clinical Trials Study
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World J Stem Cells. Jan 26, 2024; 16(1): 19-32
Published online Jan 26, 2024. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v16.i1.19
Table 2 The British Medical Research Council scale
Recovery level
Muscle strength
M0FailureNo contraction
M1PoorReturn of perceptible contraction in the proximal muscle group
M2FairReturn of perceptible contraction in both proximal and distal muscles; the extensor carpi radialis muscles may contract against force, but absence or trace of wrist extension
M3ModerateWrist extension against gravity to the neutral position; absence or trace of finger or thumb extension
M4GoodWrist extension against force; trace or better finger and thumb extension
M5ExcellentWrist, finger, and thumb extensors restored close to normal