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Table 4 Pre-intervention, post-intervention and 1-month follow up valuesa

From: The effect of manual therapy and stabilizing exercises on forward head and rounded shoulder postures: a six-week intervention with a one-month follow-up study

  Pre-intervention Post-intervention 1 month follow-up
Exercise plus manual therapy group
 Head posture, degree 47.50 ± 6.00 42.25 ± 4.05 42.58 ± 5.90
 Shoulder posture, degree 53.66 ± 1.07 49.95 ± 6.28 49.58 ± 7.08
 Function (score) 0.33 ± 0.49 1.50 ± 0.36 1.41 ± 0.41
 Pain (0–10) 4.83 ± 0.83 2.16 ± 0.93 1.50 ± 1.08
Exercise group
 Head posture, degree 47.41 ± 1.16 42.75 ± 5.24 42.87 ± 1.15
 Shoulder posture, degree 54.00 ± 1.12 49.66 ± 4.72 49.97 ± 5.67
 Function (score) 0.25 ± 0.45 1.08 ± 0.19 0.91 ± 0.28
 Pain (0–10) 4.91 ± 0.66 3.08 ± 0.79 2.75 ± 0.75
Control group
 Head posture, degree 48.75 ± 0.86 48.16 ± 7.02 47.33 ± 6.88
 Shoulder posture, degree 53.25 ± 1.13 52.25 ± 6.28 52.67 ± 6.97
 Function (scores) 0.08 ± 0.28 0.16 ± 0.38 0.16 ± 0.39
 Pain (0–10) 5.08 ± 0.90 5.11 ± 0.65 5.25 ± 1.21
  1. aValues are mean ± SD. All groups, n = 20