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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.

Comparison of the pre-intervention and post-intervention changes between the two groups

NMES Sham-NMES t p
Strength (E/I %) 44.54± 24.62 26.02± 15.42 2.114 0.047*
BESS (score)
Firm -3.36± 1.63 -1.91± 1.04 -2.493 0.022*
Foam -5.18± 1.60 -1.45± 3.42 -3.276 0.005*
Total -8.55± 1.81 -3.36± 3.96 -3.95 0.001*

NMES: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation with heel raise exercise, E/I: Ratio of evertor strength per inverter strength, BESS: Balance error scoring system, Firm: Firm surface, Foam: Foam surface.

*p<0.05, p<0.001.

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