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Table 2 Timeline for primary and secondary outcome measurements

From: Effectiveness of trigger point dry needling for plantar heel pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Outcomes      
   Baseline 2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 3 months
Primary       
FHSQ Pain
VAS 'first-step' pain
Secondary       
FHSQ Function   
  General foot   
  health      
SF-36    
DASS-21    
  1. Notes: FHSQ = Foot Health Status Questionnaire; VAS = Visual analogue scale; SF-36 = Short-form-36; CEQ = Credibility/Expectancy Questionnaire; DASS-21 = Depression Anxiety Stress Scale - short version.