Spasm Frequency Scale

 

 

Spasms are measured by the number of spontaneous muscle spasms that occur over a one hour period

 

0.      None.

1.      No spontaneous spasms; but vigorous sensory or motor stimulation results in spasms.

2.      Occasional spontaneous spasms or easily induced spasms.

3.      Greater than one but less than ten spontaneous spasms per hour.

4.      Greater than ten spontaneous spasms per hour.