Table 2

Mean (standard deviation) and ANOVA results of the center of foot pressure parameters for the various sensory conditions with and without cutaneous pain.

Parameters

Vision

No Vision

No Vision co-Vibration

F-Values

No Pain

Pain

No Pain

Pain

No Pain

Pain

Pain

Sensory

Interaction


Range A-P (mm)

16.4 (5.5)

19.8 (6.0)

19.7 (4.6)

24.9 (7.3)

30.6 (11.5)

37.7 (12.3)

13.96 †

33.64 ‡

2.08

Range M-L (mm)

11.3 (3.9)

13.4 (5.4)

12.7 (5.6)

16.3 (7.3)

21.4 (10.3)

21.8 (10.1)

16.50 †

18.95 ‡

2.19

Standard Deviation A-P (mm)

3.5 (1.3)

4.0 (1.1)

3.9 (1.1)

4.6 (1.4)

5.8 (2.3)

6.7 (2.4)

7.01 *

19.62 ‡

0.66

Standard Deviation M-L (mm)

2.2 (0.8)

2.6 (1.0)

2.5 (1.1)

3.1 (1.3)

3.9 (1.8)

3.9 (1.8)

15.23 †

18.33 ‡

2.66

Standard deviation of the CP Velocity A-P (mm/s)

7.1 (1.2)

8.6 (2.9)

10.2 (2.1)

12.0 (3.2)

19.6 (6.3)

25.4 (7.1)

37.42 ‡

59.40 ‡

5.87 *

Standard deviation of the CP Velocity M-L (mm/s)

5.1 (1.6)

6.3 (2.6)

5.9 (2.9)

7.4 (3.5)

13.3 (7.1)

13.9 (6.8)

9.70 *

23.40 ‡

0.67

Mean Velocity A-P (mm/s)

5.7 (1.0)

6.9 (2.0)

8.1 (1.7)

9.5 (2.6)

15.5 (5.0)

20.0 (5.5)

58.84 ‡

56.34 ‡

5.61 *

Mean Velocity M-L (mm/s)

4.0 (1.2)

4.9 (1.9)

4.6 (2.3)

5.8 (2.6)

10.4 (5.5)

11.0 (5.3)

10.10 *

23.21 ‡

0.43


Note: *, † and ‡ indicate a significant difference at p < 0.05, p < 0.01 and p < 0.001, respectively.

Blouin et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2003 4:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-4-23

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