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Table 4 Pain at baseline and during percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation with electric current

From: Ultrasound-guided percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation for analgesia following total knee arthroplasty: a prospective feasibility study

Subject Days since surgery During passive range-of-motion During active range-of-motion
   Stimulation % Change Stimulation % Change
   Off On   Off On  
A 8 5 5 0% 5 5 0%
B 9 5 2 60% 6 4 33%
C 13 7 5 29% 6 4 33%
D 41 9 8 11% 9 6 33%
E 58 6 3 50% 6 4 33%
Mean 26 6.4 4.6 30% 6.4 4.6 27%
  1. Pain evaluated using a numeric rating scale (0–10)