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Table 2 Clinical range of motion parameters between groups

From: The association of lumbar curve magnitude and spinal range of motion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a cross-sectional study

  Group A
n = 45
mean
(range, ±SD)
Group B
n = 13
mean
(range, ±SD)
Overall
N = 58
mean
(range, ±SD)
p-value
C7-PSIS distance changing on flexion (cm) 18.4
(7.7–29.9, 5.9)
20.7
(10.9–40.5, 7.9)
18.9
(7.7–40.7, 6.4)
0.249
C7-PSIS distance changing on extension (cm) 8.8
(2–16.6, 3.6)
8.5
(3.7–17.4, 3.2)
8.7
(2–17.4, 3.4)
0.834
Finger-to-floor test (cm) 10.1
(−5–38, 11.2)
11
(0–30, 10.3)
10.4
(−5–38, 11.3)
0.956
Lateral side bending distance changing rate on left side (%) 11.2
(5.9–15.4, 2.1)
11.4
(8.5–17.6, 2.5)
11.3
(5.9–17.6, 2.2)
0.834
Lateral side bending distance changing rate on right side (%) 11.1
(7.2–15.4, 2.2)
10.2
(6.4–14.1, 2.3)
10.9
(6.4–15.4, 2.3)
0.251
Modified Schober’s test (cm) 20.6
(16.5–22.5, 1.4)
20.3
(19–23, 1.2)
20.5
(16.5–23, 1.4)
0.767
Total axial rotation (degree) 90.1
(50–135, 21.6)
75.9
(40–138, 19.6)
86.0
(40–135, 21.9)
0.038*
Total lateral side bending (degree) 66.6
(45–105, 13.4)
57.8
(30–81, 14.3)
64.6
(30–105, 14)
0.045*
  1. Group A: subjects with curves 10–39 degrees; Group B: subjects with curve 40 degrees or greater; PSIS: postero-superior iliac spine; cm: centimeters; %: percentage
  2. *Denotes statistical significant difference (p-value < 0.05)