Profile 16

One upper limb is severely impaired.

Profile Group:G3

Functional Description: One arm has little or no use.

Medical Description: One upper limb affected.

  • Arm or prosthesis may be used for anchoring objects.
  • Independent for activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Severe weakness, spasticity, athetosis, deformity or absence of one limb Not affected Not affected
Medical diagnoses (example):

Single above elbow amputation, brachial plexus lesion.


Inclusion Spectrum – modified, parallel, disability sport, separate.