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Research Article

Warm Needling Therapy and Acupuncture at Meridian-Sinew Sites Based on the Meridian-Sinew Theory: Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain

Table 2

Comparison of VAS scores in the two groups throughout the study.

Treatment groupControl group value
Mean ± SDMean ± SD

Baseline7.39 ± 1.567.02 ± 1.42
After treatment1.82 ± 1.314.35 ± 1.81
Follow-up1.12 ± 1.233.32 ± 1.93
Changes from baseline to after treatment 5.56 ± 1.852.66 ± 1.610.00
Changes from baseline to follow-up6.27 ± 1.753.36 ± 1.930.00

comparison of changes from baseline to after treatment and follow-up in each group.
comparison of changes from baseline to after treatment and follow-up between the two groups.