Activity Pacing in Chronic Pain: Concepts, Evidence, and Future Directions

@article{Nielson2013ActivityPI,
  title={Activity Pacing in Chronic Pain: Concepts, Evidence, and Future Directions},
  author={W. Nielson and M. Jensen and P. Karsdorp and J. Vlaeyen},
  journal={The Clinical Journal of Pain},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={461–468}
}
  • W. Nielson, M. Jensen, +1 author J. Vlaeyen
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Clinical Journal of Pain
  • Background:Activity pacing (AP) is a concept that is central to many chronic pain theories and treatments, yet there remains confusion regarding its definition and effects. Objective:To review the current knowledge concerning AP and integrate this knowledge in a manner that allows for a clear definition and useful directions for future research. Methods:A narrative review of the major theoretical approaches to AP and of the empirical evidence regarding the effects of AP interventions, followed… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Activity pacing (AP) is a commonly used treatment for people with chronic pain. Many people with pain try to continue their daily activities at the same level as they were able to… Expand
    ConditionsChronic Pain, Fibromyalgia
    InterventionBehavioral

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