Table 5: PEDro scale criteria to assign scores to the RCT studies.

Random allocation1 point
Concealed allocation1 point
Baseline similarity1 point
Blinding of participant1 point
Blinding of assessor1 point
Blinding of therapist1 point
Adequate followup (more than 85% of randomized patient report back on follow up)1 point
Between group comparison (not merely within group comparison)1 point