Heat plus ibuprofen and heat alone v no heat plus placebo (control) for complete pain relief over 2 study days†

ComparisonEvent ratesRBI (95% CI)NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Heat + ibuprofen v control68% v 35%94% (4 to 289)3 (2 to 28)
Heat alone v control70% v 35%100% (9 to 298)3 (2 to 18)