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Table 2 Comparison of the in the three groups

From: Effect of time to first ambulation on recurrence after PELD

 Group EGroup MGroup L
Lumbar pain VAS
 Before operation3.81 ± 1.093.63 ± 0.933.39 ± 0.88
 First walk0.81 ± 0.86*1.23 ± 1.30*1.00 ± 1.05*
 t= 21.13, P< 0.05t= 7.67, P< 0.05t= 9.43, P< 0.05
Leg pain VAS
 Before operation7.34 ± 1.127.17 ± 1.447.07 ± 1.56
 First walk1.78 ± 0.66*1.23 ± 1.01*1.29 ± 0.98*
 t= 26.45, P< 0.05t= 17.34, P< 0.05t= 16.18, P< 0.05
ODI
 Before operation57.50 ± 7.5363.04 ± 15.5058.49 ± 14.19
 First walk4.30 ± 1.60*3.55 ± 1.11*3.41 ± 1.54*
 t= 41.51, P< 0.05t= 20.75, P< 0.05t= 21.52, P< 0.05
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. *Statistically significant