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Table 2 Before and after treatment values in the lidocaine injection group. Values are median (IQR) and range for PS pain score and mean ± SD and range for (VAS) visual analog score

From: Cervical region trigger point Injection with dry needling versus wet needling by lidocaine in geriatric population: a comparative study

  Before treatment (first visit) Post treatment (second visit) Paired t test P values
Trigger point PS of 0–3
 Median (IQR) 3 (2–3) 1 (0–2) 4.570 < 0.001*
 Range 2.0–3.0 0.0–2.0   
VAS pain of 0–10 7.42 ± 0.82 (5.0–9) 2.8 ± 1.1 (0.0–4.0) 15.059 < 0.001*
  1. *Significant P < 0.05
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