The role of congruence between patient and therapist in chronic low back pain patients.

@article{Cedraschi1996TheRO,
  title={The role of congruence between patient and therapist in chronic low back pain patients.},
  author={Christine Cedraschi and Jean - Robert and Eliane Perrin and Wolfgang Fischer and D Goerg and Thomas L. Vischer},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={244-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the role of congruence in the perception of the evolution of back pain during treatment and in the expectations about the future of back pain problems. Congruence was defined as the agreement between patient and therapist on various aspects of back pain problems and of treatment. DESIGN Semistructured interviews at the beginning and the end of treatment. SUBJECTS Seventy-one back pain patients and their therapists (6 chiropractors and 6 rheumatologists). MAIN… CONTINUE READING