PT Inquest Episode 182: Early Fear Reduction For Back Pain
Providing accurate information on back pain seems to build confidence in the provider but doesn’t seem to have a huge effect on outcomes. Is this really an improvement? In this episode, Erik and JW explore the role of the provider is these difficult cases.
The Fear Reduction Exercised Early (FREE) approach to management of low back pain in general practice: A pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial.
Darlow B, Stanley J, Dean S, Abbott JH, Garrett S, Wilson R, Mathieson F, Dowell A.
PLoS Med. 2019 Sep 9;16(9):e1002897. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002897. eCollection 2019 Sep.
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