Table 5

Reason for not-finishing the TEFR09

affected region

pathology

subjects

(number = 14,

31.8%)

all

(number = 21, 31.3%)


Soft tissues of legs:

10 (71.4%)

14 (66.7%)

lower legs:

shin splint: myofasciitis, tenditis

5 (35.7%)

7 (33.3%)

Achillodynia

-

1 (4.8%)

upper legs:

myo-tendino-fasciitis, perineuritis

5 (35.7%)

6 (28.6%)

Bone/joint of lower body:

stress fractures: tibia, pelvis

2 (14.3%)

2 (9.5%)

bunion (arthritis)

1 (7.1%)

1 (4.8%)

Upper extremities:

Phlegmon of the hand

1 (7.1%)

1 (4.8%)

Gastrointestinal (GIT):

upper GIT-bleeding (NSAID)

-

1 (4.8%)

GIT infection

-

1 (4.8%)

Mental problems:

Intolerance of crowded small halls at night

-

1 (4.8%)


GIT, gastrointestinal tract; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Sch├╝tz et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:78   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-78

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