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Table 2 Spatial-temporal parameter changes in knee OA patients after 3 and 6 months of treatment. Results are presented as mean (SD) [95% CI]

From: The effect of treatment with a non-invasive foot worn biomechanical device on subjective and objective measures in patients with knee osteoarthritis- a retrospective analysis on a UK population

  Baseline 3 months 6 months P-value
Velocity (cm/s) 91.88 (20.68)
[89.97–93.78]
102.69 (19.19)
[100.92–104.46]
104 (19.12)
[102.23–105.76]
< 0.001
Step length- more symptomatic limb (cm) 53.96 (8.8)
[53.15–54.78]
57.70 (8.36)
[56.93–58.48]
58.15 (8.36)
[57.384–58.93]
0.001
Step length- less symptomatic limb (cm) 54.07 (9.0)
[53.24–54.9]
57.86 (8.63)
[57.06–58.66]
58.34 (8.44)
[57.564–59.12]
< 0.001
Single limb support- more symptomatic limb (% GC*) 36.55 (2.42)
[36.32–36.79]
37.68 (2.10)
[37.49–37.88]
37.72 (2.09)
[37.53–37.92]
< 0.001
Single limb support- less symptomatic limb (% GC*) 38.34 (2.06)
[38.15–38.53]
38.53 (1.99)
[38.34–38.71]
38.56 (1.93)
[38.39–38.74]
0.003
  1. N = 455; *GC Gait Cycle; P-value was set to P < 0.05
  2. Repeated measure ANOVA’s were performed for the differences between the outcomes, measured at baseline, 3 and 6 months into treatment. Significant differences were found between baseline and 3 months and baseline and 6 months