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Table 1 Osame motor disability score

From: Real-world clinical course of HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) in Japan

Grade Motor disability
0 No walking or running abnormalities
1 Normal gait but runs slowly
2 Abnormal gait (stumbling, stiffness)
3 Unable to run
4 Needs handrail to climb stairs
5 Needs a cane (unilateral support) to walk
6 Needs bilateral support to walk
7 Can walk 5–10 m with bilateral support
8 Can walk 1–5 m with bilateral support
9 Cannot walk, but able to crawl
10 Cannot crawl, but able to move using arms
11 Cannot move around, but able to turn over in bed
12 Cannot turn over in bed
13 Cannot even move toes