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Table 1 Changes in spatio-temporal gait parameters following 6 months of therapy

From: Patients with knee osteoarthritis demonstrate improved gait pattern and reduced pain following a non-invasive biomechanical therapy: a prospective multi-centre study on Singaporean population

Parameter Baseline 3 months 6 months P value
Velocity (cm/s) 86.9 (16.4) 98.8 (16.1) 100.7 (16.5) <0.001
[82.4–91.3] [94.4–103.2] [96.2–105.2]
Step length MS (cm) 49.4 (7.9) 53.7 (7.3) 54.5 (7.5) <0.001
[47.3–51.6] [51.7–55.7] [52.5–56.6]
Step length LS (cm) 50.0 (7.5) 54.0 (7.2) 54.7 (7.8) <0.001
[48.0–52.1] [52.0–56.0] [52.6–56.8]
Stance MS (% GC) 71.4 (7.3) 67.3 (6.9) 67.2 (7.4) <0.001
[69.4–73.3] [65.4–69.2] [65.2–69.2]
Stance LS (% GC) 72.8 (7.4) 67.2 (8.1) 67.4 (6.5) <0.001
[70.7–74.8] [65.0–69.5] [65.6–69.2]
Single-limb support MS (% GC) 37.2 (2.6) 37.2 (2.5) 38.1 (2.5) 0.001
[36.5–37.9] [37.5–38.8] [37.4–38.8]
Single-limb support LS (% GC) 38.7 (2.3) 39.0 (1.9) 39.2 (1.9) 0.027
[38.1–39.4] [38.5–39.5] [38.7–39.7]
  1. Results are presented as mean (SD) [95% CI]. MS more symptomatic, LS less symptomatic, GC gait cycle. S et P < 0.05.