Physiotherapists' experiences of activity pacing with people with chronic musculoskeletal pain: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.

@article{ScottDempster2014PhysiotherapistsEO,
  title={Physiotherapists' experiences of activity pacing with people with chronic musculoskeletal pain: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.},
  author={Clare Scott-Dempster and Francine Toye and Juliette Truman and Karen T. Barker},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={
          319-28
        }
}
PURPOSE Activity pacing is a strategy used by physiotherapists treating people with chronic pain. Questions as to the usefulness of activity pacing with people with chronic pain have been raised clinically and in research. This study explores physiotherapists' experiences of using activity pacing with people with chronic musculoskeletal pain. METHOD We interviewed six physiotherapists and used the methods of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) to explore the meaning of pacing… CONTINUE READING
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