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Table 2 Gait parameters for patients who received injections of HA + mannitol, HA + sorbitol, or saline, pre-injection (visit 1) and 4 weeks post-injection (visit 2)

From: Gait analysis following single-shot hyaluronic acid supplementation: a pilot randomized double-blinded controlled trial

  HA + mannitol (n = 9) HA + sorbitol (n = 5) Saline (n = 8)
Baseline 4 weeks Baseline 4 weeks Baseline 4 weeks
Walking speed (m/s), mean (SD) 1.096 (0.211) 1.367 (0.183) 1.122 (0.213) 1.239 (0.175) 1.185 (0.219) 1.237 0.185)
Stride length (m), mean (SD) 1.314 (0.180) 1.367 (0.183) 1.217 (0.181) 1.239 (0.175) 1.273 (0.180) 1.311 (0.144)
Cadence (steps/minute), mean (SD) 49.764 (4.335) 50.986 (4.781) 55.011 (3.204) 54.175 (2.546) 55.579 (3.944) 56.426 (3.470)
Swing duration (% gait cycle), mean (SD) 40.835 (2.231) 39.673 (2.736) 41.000 (1.959) 40.735 (1.815) 39.936 (2.120) 40.245 (2.426)