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ACE Report #4386
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Neck pain: Similar improvements through physio with/without cognitive-behavioral treatment

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Chronic neck pain and treatment of cognitive and behavioural factors: results of a randomised controlled clinical trial

Eur Spine J. 2012 Aug;21(8):1558-66. doi: 10.1007/s00586-012-2287-y. Epub 2012 Apr 1

Contributing Authors: M Monticone P Baiardi C Vanti S Ferrari T Nava C Montironi B Rocca C Foti M Teli

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80 patients with chronic neck pain were randomized to receive physical therapy alone or physical therapy with additional cognitive-behavioural treatment to determine the effect of psychosocial factors on the outcome in patients with neck pain. Disability, pain, and quality of life were subjectively assessed over one year post-treatment. The results indicated that there was no difference in outcome...

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