Table 2: Pain, function and pain-free grip strength over the 24 h before each evaluation.

Pain (cm) (CI) Function (cm) (CI) Pain free grip Strength (lb) (CI)
HEP SEP HEP SEP HEP SEP
Week 0 8.85 (8.40 to 8.96) 8.75 (8.35 to 8.99) 3.55 (3.31 to 4.01) 3.45 (3.42 to 4.35) 26.10 (25.60 to 27.11) 25.90 (25.11 to 26.55)
Week 12 3.85 (3.39 to 3.95) 0.80 (0.65 to 1.35) 5.75 (5.23 to 5.96) 8.45 (7.86 to 8.66) 46.2 (45.72 to 46.42) 62.93 (62.55 to 63.36)
Week 24 3.70 (3.33 to 3.81) 0.68 (0.52 to 1.19) 5.82 (5.34 to 6.01) 8.62 (8.07 to 8.89) 46.37 (45.88 to 46.85) 63.20 (62.7 to 63.5)

HEP, home exercise programme; SEP, supervised exercise programme