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Table 2 Modified Frankel Score as previously reported by Draper et al., 2012 [27]

From: Perilesional photobiomodulation therapy and physical rehabilitation in post-operative recovery of dogs surgically treated for thoracolumbar disk extrusion

Grade 5Spinal hyperaesthesia only
Grade 4Ambulatory with paraparesis and /or ataxia
Grade 3Non-ambulatory paraparesis
Grade 2Paraplegia with entire superficial nociception in the pelvic limbs
Grade 1Paraplegia with entire deep nociception in the pelvic limbs
Grade 0Paraplegia with absent nociception in pelvic limbs