Purpose of the measure
The Tardieu Scale and Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) are clinical measures of muscle spasticity for use with patients with neurological conditions. When using the Tardieu Scale or MTS, spasticity is quantified by assessing the muscle’s response to stretch applied at given velocities.
Author*: Katie Marvin, MSc. (Candidate)
Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Annabel McDermott, OT
Evidence reviewed as of before 13-07-2011
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.