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Table 6 Maximal ankle range of movement of the injured leg, comparing MIS and Open group.

From: Clinical and biomechanical outcome of minimal invasive and open repair of the Achilles tendon

  MIS (10) Open (9) Significance Test
Mean Plantarflexion (°) 34.9 ± 5.3
(Range 23 - 42)
36.6 ± 5.8
(Range 24 - 45)
p = 0.803
CI -7.002 to 3.691
Mean Dorsiflexion (°) 18.5 ± 3.8
(Range 11 - 24)
16.9 ± 2.9
(Range 13 - 22)
p = 0.620
CI -1.709 to 4.931