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Table 6 Percent change in maximum force output following astym® treatment by diagnosis region and type

From: The effect of Astym® Therapy on muscle strength: a blinded, randomized, clinically controlled trial

Diagnosis categories
Region Type
Hip-thigh-knee regions Leg-ankle-foot regions Musculotendinous Non-contractile
Hip 15 % (n = 2) Leg NA (n = 0) 21 % (n = 5) 13 % (n = 10)
Thigh 28 % (n = 2) Ankle 17 % (n = 3)
Knee 20 % (n = 6) Foot −11 % (n = 2)
Total 20 % (n = 10) Total 5 % (n = 5)
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