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Table 3 Pain

From: Effect of deep tissue laser therapy treatment on peripheral neuropathic pain in older adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized clinical trial

Test Group Pre-test Post-test Percent Change
Mean +/− SD Mean +/− SD
PDQ DTLT 77.80 30.87 31.01 21.43 −60%
SLT 62.94 22.03 45.29 18.16 −28%
QVAS DTLT 69.66 19.46 31.82 19.60 −54%
SLT 56.86 15.07 39.09 17.68 −28%
NPS DTLT 0.75 0.81 −0.61 0.72 − 183%
SLT 0.30 0.78 − 0.14 0.88 −150%
  1. PDQ pain disability questionnaire, QVAS quadruple visual analogue, NPS numeric pain scale