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The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Variation of gastrocnemius muscle tone and stiffness within and between group

VariableControl group (n= 10)Experimental group (n= 10)p
Paretic medial gastrocnemius muscle tone
 Before16.85± 0.9416.80± 1.23
 After16.07± 0.7015.80± 1.23
 Change-0.78± 0.42-1.00± 0.000.112
 p0.000*0.000*
Paretic medial gastrocnemius muscle stiffness
 Before290.90± 38.82303.80± 43.60
 After276.90± 34.82286.50± 40.50
 Change12.208.800.196
 p0.005*0.005*
Non-paretic medial gastrocnemius muscle tone
 Before17.20± 0.7817.00± 1.15
 After16.84± 0.9416.40± 1.25
 Change11.809.200.268
 p0.0590.014*
Non-paretic medial gastrocnemius muscle stiffness301.80± 48.20315.70± 44.98
 Before295.60± 47.06305.90± 41.98
 After12.208.800.194
 Change0.007*0.008*
 p

Values are shown as the mean± SD and mean rank,

p<0.05.

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