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Table 1 Baseline participant characteristics

From: Modifying ankle foot orthosis stiffness in patients with calf muscle weakness: gait responses on group and individual level

Age in years 56.9 ± 15.5
Sex (m/f) 21/16
Height in cm 178 ± 10
Weight in kg 85.6 ± 16.2
Unilateral/bilateral affected 12/25
MRC plantar flexion of legs with AFO1 3 [2–4]
MRC sum scorea 71.5 [64.8–75.5]
Diagnosis Charcot-Marie-Tooth (n = 16)
Poliomyelitis (n = 8)
Nerve injuries (n = 9)b
Myotonic dystrophy (n = 2)
Myoshi distal myopathy (n = 1)
CIDP (n = 1) c
  1. apresented as median [inter-quartile range]
  2. bNerve injuries consisted of Radiculopathy (n = 2), Spinal disc herniation (n = 2), Spinal stenosis (n = 2), peroneal nerve injury (n = 1), partial cauda syndrome(n = 1) and partial paraplegia (n = 1)
  3. cCIDP chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy