Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Efficacy of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling in the Prevention of Pain after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Table 7

WOMAC.

Baseline At 1 month At 3 months At 6 months

WOMAC pain (0–20)
 T 8.10 (2.44)5.36 (3.85)4.50 (3.39)3.24 (3.03)
 S7.90 (3.59)4.43 (2.99)3.26 (2.25)3.13 (2.72)

WOMAC stiffness (0–8)
 T4.05 (1.61)2.26 (1.40)1.94 (1.69)1.76 (1.52)
 S3.15 (2.16)2.17 (1.50)1.87 (1.78)1.67 (1.59)

WOMAC function (0–68)
 T28.48 (8.54)16.94 (10.68)13.82 (11.48)9.70 (7.36)
 S27.58 (13.50)12.92 (8.29)10.64 (10.42)10.53 (11.52)

Values are reported as mean (standard deviation). P value obtained using Pearson’s chi-square test.