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ACE Report #9087
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Cognitive-behavioral therapy & exercise vs. exercise-only for chronic neck pain outcomes

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

Does adding cognitive-behavioural physiotherapy to exercise improve outcome in patients with chronic neck pain? A randomised controlled trial

Physiotherapy. 2016 Jun;102(2):170-7

Contributing Authors: DP Thompson JA Oldham SR Woby

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57 patients with chronic neck pain (CNP) were randomized to undergo either a progressive neck exercise program (PNEP) or interactive behavioral modification therapy (IBMT). The purpose of this study was to determine whether the addition of cognitive-behavioral (CB) principles to a standardized exercise regimen would provide greater pain and disability reduction compared to an exercise regimen with...

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