Intra- and inter-rater reliability of an 11-test package for assessing dysfunction due to back or neck pain.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The intra- and inter-rater reliability of 11 tests assembled by physiotherapists for clinical purposes was investigated. Forty-five patients and 23 healthy volunteers participated in the study. METHOD Twenty-one patients were tested simultaneously and independently by two physiotherapists to determine inter-rater reliability for two… CONTINUE READING