Effectiveness of behavioural graded activity compared with physiotherapy treatment in chronic neck pain: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN88733332]

@article{Vonk2004EffectivenessOB,
  title={Effectiveness of behavioural graded activity compared with physiotherapy treatment in chronic neck pain: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN88733332]},
  author={Frieke Vonk and Arianne Petra Verhagen and Mario Geilen and Cees J. Vos and Bart W Koes},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={34 - 34}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic neck pain is a common complaint in the Netherlands with a point prevalence of 14.3%. Patients with chronic neck pain are often referred to a physiotherapist and, although many treatments are available, it remains unclear which type of treatment is to be preferred. The objective of this article is to present the design of a randomised clinical trial, Ephysion, which examines the clinical and cost effectiveness of behavioural graded activity compared with a physiotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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