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Table 1 VAS alteration of both groups before and during treatment

From: Assessment of the kinesiotherapy’s efficacy in male athletes with calcaneal apophysitis

  Kinesio tape Sham tape p
Median ± SD Median Median ± SD Median
VAS
 Pretreatment 7.0 ± 0.9 7.0 6.8 ± 1.2 7.0 0.783a
 1st week 5.5 ± 0.9 6.0 5.4 ± 2.1 6.0 0.893a
 1st month 2.8 ± 0.6 3.0 3.3 ± 2.0 3.0 0.812a
 3rd month 0.5 ± 0.5 1.0 1.5 ± 1.2 1.0 0.069a
 6th month 0.1 ± 0.3 0.0 0.4 ± 0.5 0.0 0.136a
Change relative to pretreatment period
 1st week 1.5 ± 0.5 2.0 1.5 ± 1.2 1.0 0.782a
 Change p 0.003b   0.011b   
 1st month 4.2 ± 0.9 4.0 3.5 ± 1.5 4.0 0.199a
 Change p 0.003b   0.003b   
 3rd month 6.5 ± 1.1 6.0 5.4 ± 1.4 5.0 0.057a
 Change p 0.003b   0.003b   
 6th month 6.9 ± 1.0 7.0 6.5 ± 1.1 7.0 0.341a
 Change p 0.003b   0.003b   
  1. aMann-Whitney U test/X 2
  2. 2chi square test