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Table 8 Change in study data, baseline to end (n = 47)

From: The effect of compliance to a Rigo System Cheneau brace and a specific exercise programme on idiopathic scoliosis curvature: a comparative study: SOSORT 2014 award winner

Measure Group n (%) Mean (±SD) p value
All Thoracic Cobb Compliant (n = 26) 25 (96) 8.96 (±6.10) <0.0001
angles (degrees) Non compliant (n = 21) 21 (100) - 5.81 (±6.87)
All Lumbar Cobb Compliant 19 (73) 7.11 (±4.99) <0.0001
angles (degrees) Non compliant 19 (90) - 3.11 (±4.98)
Worst Cobb angle Compliant 26 (100) 10.19 (±5.46) <0.0001
(degrees) Non compliant 21 (100) - 5.52 (±4.31)
Worst Apical Compliant 26 (100) 7.42 (±7.15) <0.0001
Rotation (degrees) Non compliant 21 (100) - 3.67 (±6.51)
All (Thoracic) rotation Compliant 26 (100) 4.92 (±6.94) 0.001
Apical Vertebra Non compliant 21 (100) - 3.81 (±7.23)
All (Lumbar) rotation Compliant 26 (100) 3.65 (±6.09) 0.0005
Apical Vertebra Non compliant 21 (100) - 1.05 (±3.75)
Kyphosis angle Compliant 5 (19) 3.60 (±6.88) 0.24
(degrees) Non compliant 2 (10) - 1.00 (±8.49)
Lordosis angle Compliant 4 (15) 1.50 (±8.70) 0.73
(degrees) Non compliant 2 (10) - 3.00 (±25.46)
Thoracic, scoliometer Compliant 26 (100) 2.46 (±2.34) 0.04
Reading (degrees) Non compliant 21 (100) 0.33 (±3.99)
Lumbar, scoliometer Compliant 26 (100) 3.65 (±3.61) <0.0001
Reading (degrees) Non compliant 21 (100) - 0.19 (±2.77)
Peak flow Compliant 26 (100) 63.31 (±35.39) 0.04
(l/min) Non compliant 20 (95) 31.15 (±49.92)
Height Compliant 26 (100) 3.64 (±2.80) 0.43
(meters) Non compliant 21 (100) 3.61 (±5.13)
Time spent in brace Compliant 26 (100) 2.80 (±1.18) 0.0009
(years) Non compliant 21 (100) 2.27 (±1.00)
  1. (bold font = significant p values).