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The purpose of current study was to assess postural control and balance self-efficacy in people with fibro-myalgia syndrome [FMS]. Thirty-two females with FMS completed the Activity-specific Balance Confidence Scale, Berg Balance test, NeuroCom Balance Master sensory-organization test, and limits of stability. There was a high prevalence of reported falls(More)
Fear of movement may contribute to functional limitations and loss of well-being among individuals with fibromyalgia (FM). The objectives of this study were to assess factors contributing to movement-related fear and to explore relationships among these factors, function and wellness, in a widespread population of people with FM. This was an internet survey(More)
UNLABELLED A classical conditioning framework is often used for clinical reasoning about pain that persists after tissue healing. However, experimental studies demonstrating classically conditioned pain in humans are lacking. The current study tested whether non-nociceptive somatosensory stimuli can come to modulate pain thresholds after being paired with(More)
BACKGROUND Delivering efficient and effective healthcare is crucial for a condition as burdensome as low back pain (LBP). Stratified care strategies may be worthwhile, but rely on early and accurate patient screening using a valid and reliable instrument. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of LBP screening instruments for determining(More)
Erratum After publication of the original article [1], it was brought to the authors' attention that there is an error in Table 4. The Absenteeism Screening Questionnaire (Truchon et al. 2012) has been summarised incorrectly, requiring changes to the Summary of Instruments, Scoring Method and Cutoff scores/sub-grouping fields. The amended version of Table 4(More)
Factors contributing to movement-related fear were assessed by Russek, et al. 2014 for subjects with Fibromyalgia (FM) based on the collected data by a national internet survey of community-based individuals. and physical activity dependent from the " Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire " (FIQR). The study presented in this paper revisits same data(More)
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