Why is a treatment aimed at psychosocial factors not effective in patients with (sub)acute low back pain?


Psychosocial factors have been shown to play an important role in the development of chronic low back pain (LBP). In our recently completed cluster-randomized trial we found, however, no evidence of an effect of our minimal intervention strategy (MIS) aimed at psychosocial factors, over usual care (UC) in patients with (sub)acute LBP. To explore the reasons… (More)