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Table 8 Treatment modality vs. change in pain after one year

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

  Local/segmental Interference field Combined
n %a n %a n %a
Patients 157 (100) 5 (100) 118 (100)
Change in symptoms
Worsening 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
No change 34 (21.7) 0 (0.0) 26 (22.0)
Slight improvement 29 (18.5) 3 (60.0) 20 (17.0)
Marked improvement 65 (41.4) 1 (20.0) 60 (50.9)
No pain 28 (17.8) 1 (20.0) 12 (10.2)
  1. a percentage of the respective treatment modality