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Lowering fear-avoidance and enhancing function through exposure in vivo: A multiple baseline study across six patients with back pain
&NA; This study investigated the effects of an exposure in vivo treatment for chronic pain patients with high levels of fear and avoidance. The fear‐avoidance model offers an enticing explanation ofExpand
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A randomized controlled trial of exposure in vivo for patients with spinal pain reporting fear of work‐related activities
Background: Pain‐related fear is related to disability in persistent pain conditions. Exposure treatment has been reported to be of great benefit in replicated single case experiments.
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Do physical therapists change their beliefs, attitudes, knowledge, skills and behaviour after a biopsychosocially orientated university course?
AIM The aim of this study is to examine the effects of an 8-day university-based training course, aimed at identifying and addressing psychosocial prognostic factors during physiotherapy treatment,Expand
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Graded In Vivo Exposure Treatment for Fear-Avoidant Pain Patients with Functional Disability: A Case Study
This single-subject study attempts to replicate the effects of in vivo exposure for pain patients with functional difficulties. Fear-avoidance is a clear risk factor related to dysfunction associatedExpand
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Does Teaching Physical Therapists to Deliver a Biopsychosocial Treatment Program Result in Better Patient Outcomes? A Randomized Controlled Trial
Background Psychosocial prognostic factors are important in the development of chronic pain, but treatment providers often lack knowledge and skills to assess and address these risk factors.Expand
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Implementing psychosocial factors in physical therapy treatment for patients with musculoskeletal pain in primary care
This dissertation focuses on 2 parts: 1) Whether evidence-based guidelines are recognized and integrated into clinical practice in primary care and 2) Whether a university course aimed at teaching ...
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Do Evidence-Based Guidelines Have an Impact in Primary Care? A Cross-Sectional Study of Swedish Physicians and Physiotherapists
Study Design. A cross-sectional study of physicians and physiotherapists in primary care. Objectives. To survey how familiar clinicians were with evidence-based guidelines for back pain and theirExpand
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Relationship Among Pain Catastrophizing, Depressed Mood, and Outcomes Across Physical Therapy Treatments
Background Pain catastrophizing and emotional distress can act as prognostic factors for pain and disability. Research on how these variables interact within individuals and over time is in an earlyExpand
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Effects of neck-specific exercise with or without a behavioural approach in addition to prescribed physical activity for individuals with chronic whiplash-associated disorders: a prospective
BackgroundUp to 50% of chronic whiplash associated disorders (WAD) patients experience considerable pain and disability and remain on sick-leave. No evidence supports the use of physiotherapyExpand
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Do physical therapists recognise established risk factors? Swedish physical therapists’ evaluation in comparison to guidelines
Background and purpose The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care has widely distributed the most recent Swedish evidence-based review on neck and back pain. In this review psychosExpand
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