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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

VAS for pain and tenderness after consecutive ESWT

VAS At first visit (1 wk) Follow-up

2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk Last





Mean±SD Mean±SD p-value Mean±SD p-value Mean±SD p-value Mean±SD p-value
Total
Pain 5.48±2.37 4.0±1.8 0.001* 3.3±2.14 0.02* 3.09±2.15 0.29 2.74±2.24 0.046*
Tenderness 5.98±1.89 5.17±1.83 0.005* 4.61±1.67 0.05* 4.09±1.92 0.06 3.52±2.04 0.005*
Group A
Pain 5.11±3.37 3.44±1.67 0.04* 2.56±1.81 0.02* 2.67±2.55 0.87 2.22±2.54 0.19
Tenderness 6.83±2.40 5.89±1.83 0.04* 4.56±2.07 0.03* 4.22±2.59 0.67 3.33±2.55 0.07
Group B
Pain 5.71±1.54 4.36±1.87 0.004* 3.79±2.26 0.17 3.36±1.91 0.23 3.07±2.06 0.1
Tenderness 5.43±1.28 4.71±1.73 0.046* 4.64±1.45 0.78 4.00±1.47 0.01* 3.64±1.74 0.03*

Group A: neck pain with tenderness group, group B: neck and shoulder pain with tenderness group.

VAS: visual analogue scale, ESWT: extracorporeal shock wave therapy, SD: standard deviation.

*Statistically significant, p<0.05.

Korean J Sports Med 2020;38:208-16 https://doi.org/10.5763/kjsm.2020.38.4.208
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