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Table 7 Prevalence of individual and grouped prognostic factors at each level*

From: Can short-term effectiveness of anti-pronation taping predict the long-term outcomes of customized foot orthoses: developing predictors to identify characteristics of patients with plantar heel pain likely to benefit from customized foot orthoses

Variable Success group (n = 49) Nonsuccess group (n = 25)
5 3 0
4+ 17 1
3+ 42 5
2+ 48 17
1+ 49 23
  1. *Predictors: the average pain intensity decreased by over 1.5 points with taping, ankle plantarflexion ROM > 54 degrees, the strength of ankle plantarflexors on the symptomatic side equal to or stronger than that on the contralateral side, hip internal rotation ROM < 39 degrees, and hip external rotation ROM > 45 degrees