Table 3: PEDro quality scoring of the studies included in this systematic review.

Study, yearRandom
allocation
Concealed
allocation
Baseline
Applicability
Between
group comparison
Point
estimate variability
Blinded
assessor
Blinded
subjects
Blinded
therapist
Adequate
follow up
Intention
to treat analysis
Total
PEDro score
Modified
PEDro score for case study

Brantingham et al., 2007 [5]n/an/an/an/an/aNoYesnoYesn/r2/102/5
Brantingham and Wood, 2002 [21]n/an/an/an/an/aNon/rnoyesn/r1/101/5
Manral, 2004 [22]n/an/an/an/an/aNon/rNoNon/r0/100/5

Keys: n/a: not applicable; n/r: not reported; ffi: the criteria which were used for the modified PEDro scoring of the included case studies.