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Research Article

Quantitative Data for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and Acupuncture Effectiveness in Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Table 5

Comparison of regional powers before and after treatment in the acupuncture and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation groups.

RegionBefore treatmentAfter treatmentWilcoxon Signed-Rank Test
Median (Min–Max)Median (Min–Max)Zp

DeltaAcupunctureLeft anterior33.75 (8.67-94.88)36.88 (9.65-119.19)--
Right anterior30.96 (9.06-118.51)38.26 (15.23-127.02)--
Left posterior84.905 (48.36-266.14)92.12 (44.13-346.49)--
Right posterior82.81 (3.86-282.13)83.605 (37.56-320.62)--
TENSLeft anterior38.00 (1.18-156.98)47.04 (14.07-126.07)--
Right anterior31.095 (11.43-162.62)26.21 (12.54-97.5)--
Left posterior88.945 (1.45-297.1)104.4 (62.3-270.2)--
Right posterior96.535 (40.03-275.62)83.66 (55.86-249.22)--

ThetaAcupunctureLeft anterior4.61 (2.48-67.56)5.05 (2.18-34.75)--
Right anterior5.66 (2.64-96.14)5.25 (2.21-57.31)--
Left posterior19.81 (13.26-268.65)27.28 (8.56-166.79)--
Right posterior19.38 (0.76-210.78)26.28 (2.29-132.44)-2.0330.042
TENSLeft anterior7.42 (0.26-54.51)6.33 (2.1-60.99)--
Right anterior6.55 (1.54-18.73)5.47 (3.21-20.25)--
Left posterior25.53 (0.37-147.12)26.2 (11.34-68.46)--
Right posterior21.38 (9.94-102.13)23.79 (10.97-60.34)-2.2130.027

AlphaAcupunctureLeft anterior3.54 (1.18-14.86)3.525 (1.18-8.48)--
Right anterior3.83 (1.98-20.47)4.955 (2.11-8.74)--
Left posterior27.745 (10.83-140.8)61.25 (10.69-160.38)-2.7250.006
Right posterior43.8 (0.53-216.26)59.11 (1.78-240.48)-3.2850.001
TENSLeft anterior4.84 (0.17-21.9)4.96 (2-25.89)-2.0690.039
Right anterior4.38 (1.35-13.83)4.46(2.17-9.96)--
Left posterior32.75 (11.86-141.99)47.04 (10.34-200.33)--
Right posterior46.39 (2.06-129.23)40.34 (6.99-170.15)-2.6960.007

BetaAcupunctureLeft anterior4.145 (1.83-15.62)6.735 (1.71-21.46)--
Right anterior5.335 (2-28.25)8.07 (2.57-15.66)--
Left posterior24.57 (13.4-71.51)29.22 (19.35-66.14)-2.3890.017
Right posterior28.195 (0.82-57.87)31.97 (2.73-73.99)-2.8370.005
TENSLeft anterior6.23 (0.28-50.6)6.33 (2.1-60.99)--
Right anterior6.02 (2.33-28.01)5.47 (3.21-20.25)--
Left posterior25.85 (11.2-109.55)27.03 (11.34-120.29)--
Right posterior26.47 (9.98-96.30)23.79 (10.97-60.34)--