Table 2:

Pain-with-activity VAS (0–10) in the thoracic and lumbar levels in each period of preoperative pain

≤6 Weeks6–24 Weeks>24 Weeks
ThoracicLumbarPThoracicLumbarPThoracicLumbarP
No.728057662224
Preoperative8.3 (2.0)8.3 (2.0).877.9 (2.1)8.1 (2.0).497.8 (1.9)7.9 (1.8).81
Postoperative3.6 (2.6)3.1 (2.9).423.3 (3.2)3.3 (3.3).961.6 (1.8)2.5 (2.7).33
1 Week post4.4 (3.1)4.0 (2.9).474.4 (3.2)3.6 (2.7).172.8 (2.2)3.9 (3.4).21
1 Month post3.4 (3.2)3.8 (3.0).544.7 (2.7)3.7 (2.9).094.2 (2.8)4.8 (3.5).59
6 Months post3.2 (3.2)2.3 (2.6).123.0 (2.9)3.4 (3.3).503.9 (4.0)4.8 (3.6).52
1 Year post3.1 (3.2)3.0 (3.1).884.7 (3.4)3.0 (3.2).055.0 (3.9)5.1 (3.6).95