Staying active despite pain: pain beliefs and experiences with activity-related pain in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

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OBJECTIVE Maintain a level of activity and exercise is advice often given to patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, but many patients find physical activity painful and consequently hesitate to move. Disability seems to be associated with fear of pain and there is a need to enhance our understanding of patients' beliefs and attitudes about how fear of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2010.00798.x

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@article{Damsgrd2011StayingAD, title={Staying active despite pain: pain beliefs and experiences with activity-related pain in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.}, author={Elin Damsg{\aa}rd and Anne L Dewar and Cecilie R\oe and Torunn Hamran}, journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences}, year={2011}, volume={25 1}, pages={108-16} }