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Table 1 Disability Scores Before and After Intervention

From: The effect of chair massage on muscular discomfort in cardiac sonographers: a pilot study

  Groupa
Score Massage (n = 14) P b Massage + Stretch (n = 15) P b Control (n = 15) P b
Quick DASH   .08   .06   .80
   Baseline 18.18 (13.92)   11.33 (8.07)   7.36 (5.95)  
   10 weeks 12.66 (16.28)   8.03 (5.82)   7.88 (10.09)  
   Differencec 5.52 (10.83)
[-15.72-19.97]
  3.30 (6.24)
[-8.93-11.26]
  -0.52 (7.54)
[-15.29-22.43]
 
Work module   .06   .008   .90
   Baseline 22.77 (16.74)   17.08 (13.04)   10.83 (9.87)  
   10 weeks 16.07 (18.30)   7.50 (8.90)   10.42 (10.48)  
   Differencec 6.70 (12.37)
[-17.55-22.03]
  9.58 (12.01)
[-13.96-15.36]
  0.42 (12.82)
[-24.72-35.62]
 
  1. a Values are mean (SD).
  2. b Paired t test for change in score.
  3. c Baseline-10 weeks [95% confidence interval].