Einstein neurologic examination
Modality testedMethod
Light touchMonofilaments (Semmes-Weinstein)
Cold detectionNTE-2a Thermal Tester (Physitemp, Inc.)
Sharp perceptionNeurotips (Owen Mumford)
Distal strengthFinger spread, great toe extension, ankle dorsiflexion
ReflexesBiceps brachii, quadriceps femoris, Achilles tendon
  • NOTE. Each item scored on a 0 to 5 scale, considering magnitude, symmetry, and distal-to-proximal gradient of the deficit (if present).