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Clinical Study

Effects of Posteroanterior Thoracic Mobilization on Heart Rate Variability and Pain in Women with Fibromyalgia

Table 2

Pain assessment and linear and nonlinear indices of heart rate variability before and after posteroanterior glide mobilization.

FibromyalgiaControl values

Pain score
HRV indices
 HR, bpm nsnsns
 iRR, ms ns<0.05ns
 rMSSD, ms <0.05<0.05ns
 SDNN, ms nsnsns
 LF, nu <0.05nsns
 HF, nu <0.05nsns
 LF/HF nsnsns
 SD1, ms <0.05<0.05ns
 SD2, ms nsnsns

Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. Two-way ANOVA test with Bonferroni post-hoc test. D: disease effect; M: mobilization effect; I: interaction; ns: nonsignificant. : before versus after posteroanterior glide technique; : fibromyalgia versus control.