From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

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In the past 15 years, psychological and psychobiological mechanisms have been identified as important risk factors in back pain, leading to the development of early screending methods (Yellow Flag diagnostics) and new psychosocial interventions. These work by closely targeting treatment modalities to patients' needs. However, many aspects of how acute pain becomes chronic pain remain unexplained. Recent neurobiological work investigating genetic, neurophysiological, and biomechanical processes has uncovered important mechanisms involved in chronic and acute back pain. From Acute to Chronic Back Pain examines the risk factors and mechanisms involved in the transition from acute to chronic back pain. It integrates genetic, biomechnanical neurobiological, psychophysiological, psychosocial, and socioeconomic risk factors. Moreover, the text examines advances in treatment approaches based on evidence from published studies.Similarly, a study of 156 Dutch manual therapists measured beliefs about the perceived harmfulness of physical ... (rather than selfa€”report of such behaviour) explored the correlation between beliefs measured on the PABSa€”PT and sickanbsp;...

Title:From Acute to Chronic Back Pain
Author:Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu, Dennis C. Turk
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2012-01-19


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