Table 1: Methodological quality of analyzed studies.

PEDro criteriaDanhauer et al., 2009 [17]Raghavendra et al., 2009 [18]Rao et al., 2009 [19]Lengacher et al., 2009 [20]Banerjee et al., 2007 [21]Moadel et al., 2007 [22]Culos-reed et al., 2006 [23]Monti et al., 2006 [24]Cohen et al., 2004 [25]Speca et al., 2000 [26]

(1) Eligibility criteria (not included in score)1111110111
(2) Random allocation1111111101
(3) Concealed allocation0110100000
(4) Baseline comparability1111010011
(5) Blind subjects0000000000
(6) Blind therapists0000000000
(7) Blind assessors0001100000
(8) Adequate followup0101101010
(9) Intention-to-treat analysis1011010101
(10) Between-group comparisons1111111111
(11) Point estimates and variability1111111111

Total5/106/106/107/106/105/104/104/104/105/10