Research Article – Dr. Manes’ P.R.C.– Continued:
Patients initial pain level ranged from 4-8.5 with the average level at 6.5. The range-of-motion, or “ROM” measurement correlated closely with the pain level. The threshold for pain relief and ROM improvement had to be at least 25% to be considered an improvement.
The results at each hourly interval were as follows: