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Table 6 Subject perceptions of the treatment sessions surveyed by telephone the day after each session

From: The immediate effect of individual manipulation techniques on pulmonary function measures in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Question Minimal-touch Control TLP with Activation TLP Without Activation Rib Raising Myofascial Release
Do you believe your health has benefited from the most recent manipulation treatment you received in this study? 41%
(n = 17)
76%
(n = 21)
67%
(n = 21)
68%
(n = 19)
53%
(n = 15)
Do you feel that you breathed better after the most recent manipulation treatment you received in this study? 44%
(n = 18)
74%
(n = 23)
57%
(n = 21)
79%
(n = 19)
50%
(n = 16)
Did you enjoy receiving the most recent manipulation treatment in this study? 71%
(n = 17)
86%
(n = 22)
80%
(n = 20)
88%
(n = 17)
88%
(n = 16)
Would you recommend the most recent treatment to others? 71%
(n = 17)
91%
(n = 22)
90%
(n = 20)
95%
(n = 19)
94%
(n = 16)
  1. Subjects were asked to respond "Yes" or "No" to the questions in the table. Results are presented as the percentage of "Yes" responses and the total number of responses for each question.
  2. TLP, thoracic lymphatic pump.