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Table 2 Physical Evaluation of Subjects.

From: Fibromyalgia syndrome improved using a mostly raw vegetarian diet: An observational study

  Initial, n= 18 7 Months, P value,
   n = 18 paired
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD t-test
1. Shoulder pain at rest (R) (scale 1–10, 10 worse) 3.9 ± 2.4 1.4 ± 2.0 0.0010
2. Shoulder pain at rest (L) (scale 1–10, 10 worse) 3.4 ± 2.5 1.3 ± 1.9 0.0011
3. Range of active motion of shoulder, flex (R) (degrees) 153 ± 18 161± 14 0.086
4. Range of active motion of shoulder, flex (L) (degrees) 150± 21 159 ± 19 0.114
5. Range of active motion of shoulder, abduct (R)    
(degrees) 137 ± 24 157 ± 19 0.0020
6. Range of active motion of shoulder, abduct (L)    
(degrees) 139 ± 28 155 ± 28 0.0097
7. Shoulder pain on motion (R) (scale 1–10, 10 worse) 4.1 ± 2.5 2.0 ± 2.7 0.0071
8. Shoulder pain on motion (L) (scale 1–10, 10 worse) 3.7 ± 2.9 1.4 ± 1.9 0.0021
9. Hand-to-neck (R) (0 – 4) 0.22 ± 0.55 0.06 ± 0.24 0.27
10. Hand-to-neck (L) (0 – 4) 0.22 ± 0.55 0.11 ± 0.32 0.50
11. Hand-to-scapula (R) (0 – 4) 0.50 ± 0.62 0.11 ± 0.32 0.0147
12. Hand-to-scapula (L) (0 – 4) 0.44 ± 0.62 0.28 ± 0.75 0.19
13. Isometric shoulder endurance (R) (sec) 69 ± 47 77 ± 50 0.36
14. Isometric shoulder endurance (L) (sec) 73 ± 52 80 ± 57 0.52
15. Neck rotation (R) (degrees) 66 ± 7 70 ± 11 0.13
16. Neck rotation (L) (degrees) 56 ± 12 68 ± 12 0.00003
17. Flexibility (sit-and-reach) (cm) -10.5 ± 9.4 -4.4 ± 6.5 0.0038
18. Chair test (times/minute) 16.4 ± 6.8 19.1 ± 8.1 0.028
19. Hand grip strength (R) 39 ± 17 30 ± 15 0.017
20. Hand grip strength (L) 36 ± 17 30 ± 14 0.078
21. Six-minute walk (m) 465 ± 98 514 ± 112 0.012
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