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Factors other than Clinical Examination findings predict the Outcome of Physiotherapy for Shoulder Pain

The aim of this study was to identify which patient characteristics (baseline measures), commonly assessed at the first physiotherapy appointment are associated with the outcome of physiotherapy for musculoskeletal shoulder pain. […]


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Physiotherapists’ confidence implementing a biopsychosocial approach to managing CLBP

CLBP treatment guidelines generally acknowledge a shift toward a biopsychosocial management approach in which the cognitive, psychological and social dimensions of CLBP are considered in addition to the physical and […]


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Abdominal bracing affects kinematics during functional tasks

Rehabilitation specialists around the world advocate activating the abdominal wall muscles in order to enhance spinal stability and prevent injuries to the low back, pelvis and lower limbs. It is […]


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Cognitive Functional Therapy for chronic low back pain: The patients’ perspective

Samantha Bunzli of the Pain-Ed team recently discussed a qualitative paper by the Pain-Ed group on www.bodyinmind.org regarding the mechanisms by which a promising therapy for pain (CFT) works. That post is […]


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Back pain beliefs are related to the impact of low back pain

A developing area of research related to low back pain (LBP) is the impact of back pain beliefs (BPBs) on disability. BPBs have been found to be a significant modifiable […]