Table 1—

Symptoms* and scoring of the TSS (31)

FrequencyIntensity
Not presentMildModerateSevere
Occasionally01.002.003.00
Often01.332.333.33
Continuous01.662.663.66
  • *

    * The symptoms scored: sticking or lancinating pain, burning, prickling, or asleep numbness. Each of these is a positive neuropathic sensory symptom.

  • Scoring: total score 0–14.64.