Table 4.

Post-Intervention IRLS, Global Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), Global Stress, PIRS, and MDI Scores for the Trauma Release Exercises (TRE) and Control Groups

OutcomeTRE (n = 9)Control (n = 7)P Value*Difference Between Means95% CI
    IRLS score (0 to 40)11.28.415.94.5.364.7−2.5 to 11.8
    Global RLS severity (VAS 0 to 10)−1.5 to 3.3
    Global stress (VAS, 0 to 10)−2.4 to 3.3
    PIRS-20 score (0 to 60)17.712.119.912.9.312.2−12.2 to 16.5
    MDI score (0 to 48)−4.7 to 6.6
  • CI, confidential interval; IRLS, International Restless Legs Syndrome Rating Scale; MDI, Major Depression Inventory; PIRS-20, Pittsburgh Insomnia Rating Scale (20 item); SD, standard deviation; VAS, Visual Analogue Scale.

  • * P values adjusted using analysis of covariance for the main effect of group when baseline scores were added as covariates to the model.