Table 2

Differences of the shape parameters of the back between the control and the therapy groups, measured after completing the orthodontic treatment (T1 – T2)
lordotic angle [°] lateral deviation [mm] pelvic torsion [°]
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Control Therapy P- value Control Therapy P- value Control Therapy P- value
T 1 33,5 (8,1) 33,7 (7,3) n. s. 3,1 (1,9) 2,6 (1,4) n. s. 0,4 (2,0) 0,3 (1,9) n. s.
T 2 34,9 (8,1) 34,3 (6,6) n. s. 2,9 (1,5) 2,0 (1,7) n. s. 0,5 (1,9) 0,8 (1,8) n. s.

*Significant n.s. = not significant.

Lippold et al.

Lippold et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-151

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