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Table 4 Assessment results for the different stages of rehabilitation in the two groups

From: Efficacy of lumbar kinetic chain training for staged rehabilitation after percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy

Item Staged group Regular group t value P
pre-Reh
 VAS 2.84 ± 0.69 3.00 ± 0.75 --0.794 0.431
 JOA 17.28 ± 1.59 17.81 ± 1.52 -1.208 0.233
 Oswestry 21.56 ± 5.27 23.73.90 ± 5.23 -1.477 0.146
 SF-36 510.08 ± 59.71 523.27 ± 57.38 -0.804 0.425
6 weeks post-Reh (1st stage)
 VAS 1.96 ± 0.68a 2.42 ± 0.78a -2.300 0.026
 JOA 20.84 ± 2.19a 19.61 ± 1.88a 2.145 0.037
 Oswestry 18.28 ± 4.70a 21.46 ± 4.82 -2.385 0.021
 SF-36 633.52 ± 52.41a 598.31 ± 67.64a 2.072 0.044
12 weeks post-Reh (2nd stage)
 VAS 1.08 ± 0.40a 1.38 ± 0.70a -1.903 0.063
 JOA 23.88 ± 2.43a 22.88 ± 2.86a 1.335 0.188
 Oswestry 14.68 ± 2.86a 17.38 ± 3.15a -3.202 0.002
 SF-36 721.52 ± 55.74a 668.11 ± 71.38a 2.970 0.005
24 weeks post-Reh (3rd stage)
 VAS 0.48 ± 0.51a 0.69 ± 0.55a -1.429 0.159
 JOA 27.88 ± 1.17a 27.46 ± 1.21a 1.258 0.214
 Oswestry 11.48 ± 1.26a 11.38 ± 0.85a 0.317 0.752
 SF-36 775.80 ± 55.48a 746.54 ± 40.69a 2.154 0.036
  1. Note: compared to pre-Reh
  2. ap < 0.05