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Table 7 Diagnostic groups versus change in pain after one year

From: Long-term results of therapeutic local anesthesia (neural therapy) in 280 referred refractory chronic pain patients

  Disorders of the spine and back Other disorders of the motor system Headaches Other pain Total
n % n % n % n % n %
Patients 155 (100) 41 (100) 34 (100) 50 (100) 280 (100)
Change in symptoms
Worsening 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.0) 1 (0.4)
No change 31 (20.0) 11 (26.8) 10 (29.4) 8 (16.0) 60 (21.4)
Slight improvement 32 (20.7) 5 (12.2) 5 (14.7) 10 (20.0) 52 (18.6)
Marked improvement 77 (49.7) 15 (36.6) 12 (35.3) 22 (44.0) 126 (45)
No pain 15 (9.7) 10 (24.4) 7 (20.6) 9 (18.0) 41 (14.6)