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Internet-based aftercare for patients with back pain-a pilot study.
TLDR
The Internet-based aftercare intervention following multidisciplinary therapy for back pain was shown to be feasible and well accepted and should be tested with a larger-scale randomized controlled trial.
Efficacy of Multidisciplinary Treatment for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Prospective Clinical Study in 395 Patients
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Multidisciplinary treatment ameliorates pain, functional restoration, and quality of life with medium to high effect sizes even for patients with a long history of chronic back pain, according to a longitudinal uncontrolled study design.
Age as a predicting factor in the therapy outcome of multidisciplinary treatment of patients with chronic low back pain—a prospective longitudinal clinical study in 405 patients
TLDR
According to the results of this study, older patients with chronic low back pain also derive significant benefit from a multidisciplinary treatment strategy, although in some outcome criteria results were inferior to those obtained in younger patients.
Effects of multidisciplinary pain treatment can be predicted without elaborate questionnaires
TLDR
It is not necessary to confront patients with an extensive and complicated questionnaire to predict the outcome of multidisciplinary therapy, in fact, assessing a few specific items allows better and easier prognosis estimation.
Therapy outcome after multidisciplinary treatment for chronic neck and chronic low back pain: a prospective clinical study in 365 patients
TLDR
Evaluation of the main results of this study suggests that patients with chronic NP also derive significant benefit from a multidisciplinary treatment strategy, demonstrated in the literature so far mainly for patients with Chronic LBP.
[Efficacy of an internet-delivered aftercare program for patients with chronic back pain].
TLDR
The intervention was well accepted by the participants and its efficacy could not be demonstrated, and neither pain intensity nor the secondary outcomes differed between the 2 study groups.
The Influence of the Grade of Chronicity on the Outcome of Multidisciplinary Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain
TLDR
According to the results of this study, patients with chronic low back pain also derive significant benefit from a multidisciplinary treatment strategy in higher stages of chronicity, and therapy should not be limited to the patients in lower stages of Chronicity.
Predicting Persistent Back Symptoms by Psychosocial Risk Factors: Validity Criteria for the ÖMPSQ and the HKF-R 10 in Germany
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Although the ÖMPSQ may be considered useful in identification of long-term functional loss or pain, over- and underestimation of patients at risk of chronic noncspecific back pain led to limited test-efficiencies and clinical utility for both questionnaires.
Evidence of specific cognitive deficits in patients with chronic low back pain under long-term substitution treatment of opioids.
TLDR
The cognitive functions of patients with chronic back pain who underwent long-term opioid treatment in comparison with those patients without opioid usage and healthy controls were investigated to give a differential view into the cognitive changes from Chronic back pain with and without long- term opioids treatment.
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