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The purpose of the study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of a function-centred treatment (FCT) compared with a pain-centred treatment (PCT) in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) in an in-patient setting. Follow-up lasted three years. Direct and indirect costs were recorded by questionnaires sent to health insurances, employers and Swiss Disability Insurance Company.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Low Back Pain
Rehabilitationszentrum Klinik Valens
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:18:11-0400
A large study in Mallorca, Spain showed that nonspecific low back pain is quite prevalent in adolescents 13-15 years of age (Kovacs, 2003). Since below the age of seven years hardly any ch...
This pilot study will determine the feasibility of enrolling participants from different populations for a larger study of low back pain (LBP) treatment. In addition, this study will asses...
Chronic low back pain is a prevalent condition among VA patients, but many current treatment options have limited effectiveness. In addition to chronic pain, people with chronic low back ...
Context: Acute low back pain (LBP) is a common reason for consultations in primary care. Reducing the pain in the first hours and days and restoring the functional capacity of the lumbar s...
Back pain is a common complaint among pilots. Current treatments include physiotherapy and chiropractic manipulations. Low-level laser irradiation (LLLI) in the visible to near-infrared ra...
Despite of pain being important warning signal for body ability to respond to internal or external threats, chronic pain is perceived as a discomfort by patients, leading to somatic, emotional and soc...
Synopsis Pain-related fear is implicated in the transition from acute to chronic low back pain and the persistence of disabling low back pain, making it a key target for physiotherapy intervention. Th...
Chronic low back pain (LBP) can be managed by exercises which should be tailored to an individual's readiness to behavioral change.
Low back pain is one of the most important causes of morbidity.
It has been reported that in 13-32% of patients with chronic low back pain, the pain may originate in the sacroiliac (SI) joints. When treatment of these patients with analgesics and physiotherapy has...
A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.
Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.
Inflammation of the SACROILIAC JOINT. It is characterized by lower back pain, especially upon walking, fever, UVEITIS; PSORIASIS; and decreased range of motion. Many factors are associated with and cause sacroiliitis including infection; injury to spine, lower back, and pelvis; DEGENERATIVE ARTHRITIS; and pregnancy.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...