Learn more about the mfm

A functional rating scale scientifically validated


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To become familiar with the use of MFM and its rigorous completion principles

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Our database


The MFM database collects the MFM from child and adults patients

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Discover the MFM scale

The Motor Function Measurement (MFM) is a quantitative scale that measures motor functional abilities in a person with neuromuscular disease.

Regardless of the diagnosis and importance of motor impairments, the MFM makes it possible to:

clarify the symptomatology and evolution of neuromuscular diseases

objectify the impact of therapeutic measures

guide rehabilitative and adaptive measures

facilitate communication between the different actors involved in medical care

select homogeneous groups of patients for therapeutic trials

User manual



Online Quiz & certification

Update your MFM user knowledge

Skills Quiz

Would you like to evaluate your skills in rating the items of the MFM?
As part of a clinical trial you were asked to test your skills through the quiz?

Online Certification

You have attended a training session and the trainer has suggested that you take the online certification test:


Various information

Agenda, News, …


Press release from Roche regarding the SUNFISH study

In a press release, the Roche laboratory indicated that preliminary results from the SUNFISH trial showed an improvement in motor function as assessed by MFM in participants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy treated with risdisplam, compared to placebo. You can...

Registrations open to the training session on the use of MFM in Lyon (France) in 2020

A training session on the use of MFM, given in French, is planned for 2020. It will take place in Lyon (France) on October 07, 2020. You can register for one of these sessions Here

A new version of the User Manual : the Chinese version

The foreign versions of the MFM User Manual has been enriched with a new version, the Chinese version. To date, 12 foreign versions are available. Thank you to contact us if you have any translation projects in new languages.

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