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Table 4 Summary of the the variables with descriptive and comparative data on their Improvement Indices. PIMT: (Pediatric Integrative Manual Therapy). MCC: (Maximum Cranial Circumference). CVA: (Cranial Vault Asymmetry). CI: (Cranial Index). CVAI: (Cranial Vault Asymmetry Index). AROM: (Active Range of Movement). AIMS (Alberta Infant Motor Scale). Statistical analysis performed using the Student t-test for independent samples. a Mean ± standard deviation statistical analysis using the Student t-test; b median (Q1; Q3) statistical analysis using the Mann-Whitney U test; *significant p value

From: Effectiveness of pediatric integrative manual therapy in cervical movement limitation in infants with positional plagiocephaly: a randomized controlled trial

Descriptive and comparative of the Improvement Indices
Variables PIMT Group
n = 15
Control Group
n = 17
Sig. Cohen’s d effect size
Right AROM a (°) 13.4 ± 9.1 −1.6 ± 9.5 0.000* 1.61
Left AROM a (°) 16.3 ± 11.7 7.7 ± 13.7 0.070 0.67
Total AROM a (°) 29.7 ± 18.4 6.1 ± 17.7 0.001* 1.3
AIMS b (%) 0 (0; 25) 0 (0; 25) 0.887 0.04