Physical therapists should integrate illness perceptions in their assessment in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain; a qualitative analysis.

Abstract

In the past decade, scientific evidence has shown that the biomedical model falls short in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pain. To understand musculoskeletal pain and a patient's health behavior and beliefs, physical therapists should assess the illness perceptions of their patients. In this quantitative study, we audiotaped the assessments… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.math.2013.11.006

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@article{Wilgen2014PhysicalTS, title={Physical therapists should integrate illness perceptions in their assessment in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain; a qualitative analysis.}, author={Paul Van Wilgen and Anneke J Beetsma and Hedwig Neels and Nathalie Anne Roussel and J. Nijs}, journal={Manual therapy}, year={2014}, volume={19 3}, pages={229-34} }