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Table 2 Spasticity level in the lower limbs

From: Functional mobility in walking adult population with ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay

Spasticity Sample None
n (%)
Mild
n (%)
Moderate
n (%)
p-value***
Hip adductors Total (n = 34) 13 (38.2) 20 (57.1) 1 (2.9)
NWA* 8 (47.1) 9 (52.9) 0 (0) 0.388
WA** 5 (29.4) 11 (64.7) 1 (5.9)
Knee extensors Total (n = 34) 20 (58.8) 10 (29.4) 4 (11.4)
NWA 10 (58.8) 6 (35.3) 1 (5.9) 0.497
WA 10 (58.8) 4 (23.5) 3 (17.6)
Knee flexors Total (n = 34) 15 (44.1) 19 (55.9) 0 (0)
NWA 9 (52.9) 8 (47.1) 0(0) 0.300
WA 6 (35.3) 11 (64.7) 0 (0)
Ankle plantar flexors Total (n = 31) 20 (64.5) 11 (35.5) 0 (0)
NWA 12 (80.0) 3 (20.0) 0 (0) 0.135
WA 8 (50.0) 8 (50.0) 0 (0)
  1. *NWA: No walking aids
  2. **WA:Walking aids
  3. ***Statistical difference between mobility stages