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Table 4 Changes in spinal levels responsible for lumbar spinal stenosis in the two tests

From: Diagnostic value of the lumbar extension-loading test in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a cross-sectional study

  E-L G-L
  12 patients 12 patients 12 patients 12 patients
Pretest evaluation L4–5 L3–4, L4–5 L4–5 L3–4, L4–5
Post-test evaluation L3–4, L4–5 L3–4, 4–5, and more cranial levels L3–4, L4–5 L3–4, 4–5, and more cranial levels
  1. E-L: lumbar extension-loading test, G-L: gait-loading test.