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ACE Report #8515
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Cognitive-Behavioral-Based Physical Therapy improves outcomes after lumbar spine surgery

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

Cognitive-Behavioral-Based Physical Therapy for Patients With Chronic Pain Undergoing Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Pain. 2016 Jan;17(1):76-89

Contributing Authors: KR Archer CJ Devin SW Vanston T Koyama SE Phillips SZ George MJ McGirt DM Spengler OS Aaronson JS Cheng ST Wegener

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86 patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery for the treatment of degenerative lumbar conditions were randomized to receive 6 weeks of either the Changing Behavior through Physical Therapy (CBPT) program or physical therapist-delivered education, 6 weeks following surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of the CBPT program on clinical outcomes, performance based tests, and p...

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