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Table 2 Mean normalized performance index pre and post standard therapy with RSS and sham RSS

From: Daily repetitive sensory stimulation of the paretic hand for the treatment of sensorimotor deficits in patients with subacute stroke: RESET, a randomized, sham-controlled trial

  Standard therapy with RSS Standard therapy with sham RSS Group difference
pre post % gain Cohens d t-test pre post % gain Cohens d t-test t-test
Sensory 0.51 ± 0.24 0.68 ± 0.24 33.39 0.72 p = 0.0004 0.65 ± 0.23 0.70 ± 0.25 6.95 0.18 p = 0.034 p = 0.0044
Motor 0.50 ± 0.28 0.63 ± 0.24 27.26 0.52 p = 0.0001 0.54 ± 0.31 0.64 ± 0.28 17.42 0.31 p = 0.030 p = 0.087
Proprio 0.84 ± 0.12 0.88 ± 0.10 4.87 0.37 p = 0.022 0.87 ± 0.10 0.89 ± 0.07 2.40 0.25 p = 0.318 p = 0.220
everyday 0.50 ± 0.41 0.65 ± 0.36 30.63 0.40 p = 0.012 0.55 ± 0.39 0.68 ± 0.30 23.79 0.38 p = 0.194 p = 0.419
  1. depicts mean (±SD) normalized performance index pre and post therapy effects of standard therapy with RSS (N = 23) and with sham RSS (N = 23) for the 4 domains tested. Mean (SD) normalized performance index pre and post therapy for the affected side are shown