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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     
X-ray     
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