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Global Rating of Change Scales: A Review of Strengths and Weaknesses and Considerations for Design
TLDR
The purpose of this article is to assist appropriate interpretation of the GRC results and to provide evidence-informed advice to guide design and administration of GRC scales.
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain.
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The focus was on comparisons with usual care and with physical treatments measuring outcomes of pain, disability and work status, particularly in the long term, and the evidence on the effectiveness of MBR for patients with chronic LBP.
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
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Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation interventions were more effective than usual care and physical treatments in decreasing pain and disability in people with chronic low back pain and for work outcomes, multidisciplinary rehabilitation seems to be moreeffective than physical treatment but not more effectivethan usual care.
Musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents
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The state of the evidence concerning MSK pain in children and adolescents is summarized, and attempts to understand these conditions at a time close to their initial onset may offer a better chance of developing effective prevention and treatment strategies.
Analgesic effects of treatments for non-specific low back pain: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials.
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The analgesic effects of many treatments for non-specific low back pain are small and that they do not differ in populations with acute or chronic symptoms.
An international survey of pain in adolescents
TLDR
Somatic pain is very common in adolescents, more often coexisting than occurring in isolation, and the need for further research to improve the understanding of these pains in adolescents is supported.
Effects of resistance training in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis
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The authors aimed to synthesise the best available evidence to determine whether resistance training programmes are effective in children and adolescents as well as to examine the influence of age, maturity and programme parameters on strength gains.
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