Does teaching physical therapists to deliver a biopsychosocial treatment program result in better patient outcomes? A randomized controlled trial.

@article{Overmeer2011DoesTP,
  title={Does teaching physical therapists to deliver a biopsychosocial treatment program result in better patient outcomes? A randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Thomas Overmeer and Katja Boersma and Eva Denison and Steven James Linton},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={804-19}
}
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. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the effects on outcomes (pain and disability) in patients of a course about psychosocial prognostic factors for physical therapists. DESIGN This study was a randomized, controlled trial. SETTING The setting was primary care practice. PARTICIPANTS Forty… CONTINUE READING

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