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Table 2 Mean values of back pain, leg pain and functional disability during the trial

From: Spinal manipulation in the treatment of patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation and sacroiliac joint hypomobility: a quasi-experimental study

Outcomes Baselinea 1st session 5th session 1 month Times with statistically significant differences (P-value)
Back NRS 44.95 ± 26.18 42.00 ± 25.30 30.50 ± 19.32 29.75 ± 16.42 Baseline - 5th session (0.034)
Baseline - 1 month (0.047)
Leg NRS 49.50 ± 23.94 47.25 ± 24.35 36.00 ± 16.90 33.75 ± 13.75 Baseline - 5th session (0.010)
Baseline - 1 month (0.006)
ODI 14.45 ± 4.40 n.d. 11.35 ± 4.54 10.95 ± 4.27 Baseline - 5th session (0.001)
Baseline - 1 month (0.001)
  1. Abbreviations: NRS numerical rating scale, ODI Oswestry Disability Index, n.d. not determined
  2. aValues are mean ± SD