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Table 5 Comparison of the cross-sectional area of the multifidus muscle and gait analysis results for both groups before and after rehabilitation

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

Items Staged group Regular group t value P
CSA of MF Pre-Reh 274.40 ± 127.67 301.35 ± 128.16 -0.752 0.456
left-right support ratio of gait analysis in Pre-Reh 0.82 ± 0.04 0.83 ± 0.02 -0.905 0.370
CSA of MF 12 weeks post-Reh 288.84 ± 128.65 316.50 ± 124.55 -0.780 0.439
left-right support ratio of gait analysis in 24 week s post-Reh 0.95 ± 0.02a 0.93 ± 0.02a 3.713 0.001
  1. CSA of MF, cross sectional area of multifidus muscle
  2. acompared to pre-Reh P < 0.05