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Table 4 Comparison of the largest recruitment orders of the spinal musculature before and after surgery (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Spinal sagittal imbalance in patients with lumbar disc herniation: its spinopelvic characteristics, strength changes of the spinal musculature and natural history after lumbar discectomy

Largest recruitment order(mv) T7-T8 T12-L1 L4-L5*
Before surgery 0.43 ± 0.24 0.46 ± 0.21 0.32 ± 0.17
After surgery 0.76 ± 0.34 0.73 ± 0.17 0.95 ± 0.31
P <0.05 <0.05 <0.05
  1. L4-L5*represents the herniated level