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Table 4 Strength of upper arm and femoral muscles pre and post IOPP

From: Influence of an outpatient multidisciplinary pain management program on the health-related quality of life and the physical fitness of chronic pain patients

  Pre (kp) Post (kp) p
Elbow flexion left 11.4 ± 1.8 11.5 ± 1.4 0.478
Elbow flexion right 12.2 ± 1.8 11.0 ± 1.8 0.767
Elbow extension left 8.6 ± 1.1 9.2 ± 0.9 0.914
Elbow extension right 9.7 ± 1.5 8.4 ± 1.4 0.539
Knee flexion left 12.4 ± 2.5 8.2 ± 1.4 0.014*
Knee flexion right 12.4 ± 1.9 10.2 ± 1.5 0.180
Knee extension left 16.7 ± 3.2 13.0 ± 2.2 0.109
Knee extension right 19.8 ± 3.1 17.7 ± 2.3 0.079
  1. (mean ± SEM) *p < 0.05 compared with pre