MRI findings and low back pain – Author discussions

We recently published a paper that identified an association between MRI imaging findings (disc degeneration and disc herniation) and a previous trajectory of low back pain with impact (care-seeking, taking medication, taking time off work/school and modification of activities) in young adults. While these imaging findings were also present in some young people without low back […]

Physiotherapists’ assessment of patients’ psychosocial status: Are we standing on thin ice? A qualitative descriptive study

In recent years, there has been an increased understanding of the importance of psychosocial factors in the development and maintenance of pain and disability related to musculoskeletal problems. Physiotherapists have traditionally been trained to identify, assess and treat physical factors related to musculoskeletal problems but similar training for psychosocial factors is limited. This study aimed to […]