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Table 3 Pain and activity limitations by the conditions, mean (SD)

From: The immediate effect of a soft knee brace on pain, activity limitations, self-reported knee instability, and self-reported knee confidence in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Outcomes No brace Brace No brace Tight brace No brace Non-tight brace Tight brace Non-tight brace
Pain, level walka 3.28 (2.8) 2.67 (2.7) 3.44 (3.0) 2.83 (2.7) 3.14 (2.7) 2.53 (2.7) 2.79 (2.7) 2.55 (2.7)
Pain, perturbed walka 3.41 (2.9) 2.60 (2.8) 3.51 (2.9) 2.76 (2.9) 3.33 (2.9) 2.47 (2.6) 2.72 (2.9) 2.50 (2.6)
10-m walk testb 7.04 (1.8) 6.81 (2.0) 6.89 (1.7) 6.67 (1.9) 7.11 (2.0) 6.89 (2.1) 6.75 (1.9) 6.86 (2.1)
GUG testb 10.89 (3.2) 10.66 (3.6) 10.65 (2.8) 10.57 (3.5) 11.13 (3.5) 10.75 (3.7) 10.58 (3.5) 10.70 (3.7)
  1. GUG get up and go test
  2. aNumeric rating scale (range 0–10)
  3. bSeconds