Table 2 Characteristics of 34 tendons in 27 subjects with chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy: comparison between subjects who were satisfied and not satisfied with treatment
VariableSatisfied (n = 23)Not satisfied (n = 11)p Value
Female15/233/11
Age54.9 (14.7)50.3 (7.8)0.336
Height (cm)171.1 (9.3)176.1 (7.1)0.130
Weight (kg)86.7 (19.8)83.0 (14.0)0.584
BMI29.7 (7.0)26.7 (3.9)0.206
Duration of symptoms (months)23.3 (22.6)33.4 (16.3)0.196
Haglund’s deformity18/239/110.813
Bursitis17/235/110.110
Bone spurs20/235/110.373
Baseline VAS69.9 (18.9)77.5 (8.6)0.115
Follow-up VAS21.0 (20.6)58.1 (14.8)<0.001*
  • Results expressed as mean, standard deviation and p value.

  • *Significant p value <0.05.