*Values are mean ± standard deviation.|
∧MIPE: monochromatic infrared photo energy.
†Dependent sample t-test revealed statistically significant differences within the treatment groups except within the second group difference for the sensation measurement.
¶Possible score ranging from 0 to 10, indicative of the number of separate pedal anatomic sites where 5.07-monofilament touch-pressure was not appreciated by the participant (lower score indicative of more sensation).
§A score of 21–40 indicates balance impairment and a heightened medium risk of falling.