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Table 1 Schedule for data collection and outcome measurement.

From: Motion style acupuncture treatment (MSAT) for acute low back pain with severe disability: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial protocol

Measures Baseline 30 minutes 2 week 4 week 24 week
Sociodemographic characteristics     
History of low back pain     
Lumbar MRI     
NRS for back pain
NRS for leg pain
ODI for functional status
PGIC for global improvement     
ROM of lumbar spine    
Degrees of SLR    
Adverse events  
  1. Abbreviations: MRI, magnetic resonance imaging; NRS, numerical rating scale; ODI, Oswestry disability index; PGIC, patient global impression of change; ROM, range of motion; SLR, straight leg raising