Table 2

Spearman correlations for pain scores, blood pressures and pulse/heart rate for various twitch forces against number of treatments

Treatment #Resting 
Significance r (p)
n=202
Treatment #TWF2 
Significance r (p)
n=202
Treatment #TWF3 
Significance r (p) 
n=202
Treatment #TWF4 
Significance r (p) 
n=202
Treatment # TWF5 
Significance r (p)
 n=202
Pain scorenot applicablenot applicable0.30 (0.00)−0.36 (0.00)−0.85 (0.00)
SBP0.07 (0.35)−0.66 (0.00)−0.22 (0.00)−0.62 (0.00)−0.39 (0.00)
DBP−0.05 (0.51)−0.34 (0.00)−0.67 (0.00)−0.59 (0.00)−0.07 (0.31)
Pulse0.19 (0.00)0.16 (0.03)−0.03 (0.64)−0.36 (0.00)−0.39 (0.00)
  • Bold figures, statistically significant (p<0.05)

  • DBP, diastolic blood pressure; r, correlation coefficient; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TWF, twitch force.