The association between pain and disability.

  title={The association between pain and disability.},
  author={Judith Turner and Gary M. Franklin and Patrick J. Heagerty and Rae Wu and Kathleen M. Egan and Deborah Fulton-Kehoe and Jeremy V Gluck and Thomas M. Wickizer},
  volume={112 3},
A clearer understanding of how pain intensity relates to disability could have important implications for pain treatment goals and definitions of treatment success. The objectives of this study were to determine the optimal pain intensity rating (0-10 scale) cutpoints for discriminating disability levels among individuals with work-related carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and low back (LB) injuries, whether these cutpoints differed for these conditions and for different disability measures, and… CONTINUE READING