Size 5.88, 60.0 Gram Tactile Monofilament Semmes-Weinstein Test
The 5.88 size monofilament is designed to deliver 60.0 grams of calibrated stimulation force to a patient or test subject. This Semmes-Weinstein test style monofilament is used to determine tactile sensitivity, measuring the cutaneous sensory perception threshold of a patient.
This particular monofilament test is intended to be reused. It comes in a fitted protective case for storing between uses.
ProHealthcareProducts.com also carries other monofilament testing sizes, each representing a unique amount of force. These monofilament tests can be purchased in sets or as individual units.
[Size 5.07, 10 gram monofilament is pictured above.]