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Summary

What it measures:

Functional walking ability in people with SCI who are ambulatory

Target Population:

People with spinal cord injury (SCI)

Professional Association Recommendations

Recommendations from the APTA Neurology Section's SCI EDGE Taskforce are listed below. These recommendations were developed by a panel of research and clinical experts using a modified Delphi process.

SCI EDGE:

    • Recommended for acute, subacute, and chronic levels of acuity
    • Recommended for AIS classification C/D
    • Reasonable to use, but limited study in target group for AIS classification A/B
    • Not recommended that students learn to administer the tool or be exposed to the tool
    • Not recommended for use in intervention research studies

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