# Table 2 Values of statistical analyses using ANOVA

Pain outcome both hands TMS outcome: MEP
Factors Degree of freedom p-Value Factors Degree of freedom p-Value
Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) Hand (right vs. left) F(1,28) = 7.40 0.0079 Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,26) = 7.93 0.0091
Interaction of time and hand F(1,27) = 1.43 0.2359 Interaction of time and group F(1,26) = 7.99 0.3753
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.47 0.4947
Time (pre vs. post) Hand (right vs. left) F(1,27) = 2.87 0.0939
TMS outcome: CSP 110%
Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,27) = 17.40 0.0003
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.2 0.6611
Pain outcome left hand
Group(mental imagery vs. control) Time (pre vs. post) F(1,27) = 6.34 0.0178 TMS outcome: CSP 120%
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.84 0.3679 Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,27) = 63.57 0.0001
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.3 0.5883
Pain outcome right hand TMS outcome: CSP 130%
Group(mental imagery vs. control) Time (pre vs. post) F(1,27) = 2.89 0.1001 Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,27) = 58.35 0.00001
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.01 0.9248 Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.74 0.3966
TMS outcome: ICF
Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,27) = 9.86 0.004
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.62 0.4363
TMS outcome: SICI
Time (pre vs. post) Group (mental imagery vs. control) F(1,27) = 1.76 0.1948
Interaction of time and group F(1,27) = 0.29 0.5919
1. Cortical silent periods = CSP; Motor-evoked potentials = MEP; Short intracortical inhibition = SICI; Intracortical facilitation = ICF.