Table 2

Visual analog score (in centimeter) for both knees in each group before and after treatment
Right Knee Left Knee
Before After P Effect size Before After P Effect size
KIN (n = 16) 6.9 ± 1.9 (5.0 – 10.0) 2.3 ± 2.7a (0.0 – 8.0) 0.0001 0.70 7.0 ± 2.1 (4.0 – 10.0) 2.4 ± 2.8a (0.0 – 7.0) 0.0008 0.68
TENS (n = 12) 8.0 ± 1.5 (6.0 – 10.0) 2.6 ± 2.9a (0.0 – 7.5) 0.0001 0.76 5.6 ± 2.7 (0.0 – 10.0) 2.3 ± 2.5a (0.0 – 9.0) 0.004 0.53
US (n = 12) 6.6 ± 3.0 (0.0 – 10.0) 4.5 ± 3.7a (0.0 – 10.0) 0.009 0.41 7.3 ± 2.3 (4.0 – 10.0) 3.8 ± 3.1 (0.0 – 7.0) 0.054 0.54

Data expressed as mean ± S.D. (min – max).

a different from before for the same group.

Mascarin et al.

Mascarin et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:182   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-182

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