From: Metatarsophalangeal joint extension changes ultrasound measurements for plantar fascia thickness
Plantar fasciitis group (n = 20) | Control group (n = 20) | |||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
MTP Joint Extension Position | Involved | Uninvolved | Difference (95% CI) | p-value^{a} (η^{2}) | Right | Left | Difference (95% CI) | p-value^{b} (η^{2}) |
At rest | 5.2 (1.1) | 3.9 (0.7) | 1.3 (0.8–1.8) | < 0.001 (0.60) | 3.4 (0.5) | 3.4 (0.4) | < 0.1 (0.1–0.2) | 0.92 (0.00) |
30° | 4.9 (1.0) | 3.7 (0.6) | 1.2 (0.8–1.7) | 3.2 (0.4) | 3.2 (0.4) | < 0.1 (0.08–0.1) | ||
Max | 4.8 (1.0) | 3.6 (0.7) | 1.2 (0.7–1.8) | 3.0 (0.4) | 3.0 (0.4) | < 0.1 (0.1–0.2) | ||
p-value^{c} (η^{2}) | < 0.001 (0.77) | < 0.001 (0.75) |