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Table 3 Lower limbs’ passive range of motion

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

  Total sample
(n = 35)
% of the reference values No walking aid
(n = 19)
Walking aid
(n = 16)
p-value*
Hip
Abduction 25.5 (9.8) NA 24.9 (7.8) 25.5 (11.9) 0.797
Extension 1.9 (5.3) 10.4 (29.7) 1.6 (5.8) 1.9 (4.7) 0.658
External rotation 36.0 (4.2) NA 37.4 (9.4) 34.2 (7.4) 0.377
Knee
Flexion 147.5 (5.9) 105.3 (4.5) 147.8 (5.5) 147.6 (6.6) 0.629
Extension 2.9 (4.2) 100.8 (2.3) 1.6 (3.6) 3.6 (3.5) 0.092
Ankle
Dorsiflexion 8.2 (5.3) 94.9 (5.3) 9.0 (6.1) 7.5 (4.4) 0.226
  1. *Statistical difference between mobility stages
  2. **Results are presented in degrees as Mean (standard deviation)
  3. NA Not available