Clinical outcomes for patients classified by fear-avoidance beliefs and centralization phenomenon.

  title={Clinical outcomes for patients classified by fear-avoidance beliefs and centralization phenomenon.},
  author={Mark W Werneke and Dennis L. Hart and Steven Z. George and Paul W. Stratford and James Matheson and Adrian Reyes},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={90 5},
OBJECTIVES To (1) determine the prevalence of pain pattern classification subgroups (centralization, noncentralization, and not classified) observed during the initial evaluation of patients experiencing high versus low Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire for physical activity (FABQ-PA) scores, (2) examine the association between discharge pain intensity and functional status (FS) outcomes based on FABQ-PA and pain pattern subgroups, and (3) compare minimal clinically important improvement for… CONTINUE READING
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