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Table 2 Baseline assessment and outcome measurements at 6 weeks (x ± SD)

From: Identifying prognostic factors for conservative treatment outcomes in servicemen with chronic exertional compartment syndrome treated at a rehabilitation center

Item Successful (n = 25) Unsuccessful (n = 20)
Baseline 6 weeks P value Baseline 6 weeks P value
Severity of leg pain on the VRS during capacity test 4.38 ± 2.22 1.22 ± 1.50 0.01 5.30 ± 2.60 4.88 ± 2.43 0.21
Severity of leg pain on the NRS at current moment 1.20 ± 1.16 0.68 ± 1.18 0.02 1.35 ± 1.98 1.20 ± 1.64 0.94
Severity of leg pain on the NRS for past week 3.76 ± 3.14 2.8 ± 2.24 0.14 3.95 ± 2.63 4.65 ± 2.54 0.39
Disability for activities on the PSFS 55.52 ± 23.72a 16.10 ± 12.02a 0.01 64.76 ± 17.66 39.61 ± 20.79 0.01
  1. VRS Verbal rating scale, NRS Numeric rating scale, PSFS Patient specific functional scale
  2. arepresents significant difference between successful group and unsuccessful group