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School of (back) pain!

Hannah Bourne

Brief, face-to-face education works best for chronic LBP rehabilitation

Take Home Messages: Brief, face-to-face education in the management of chronic low back pain reduces sick days and aids return to work.   Education should be provided by a health care professional.  It should include: Reassuring the patient that pain is not an indication of the severity of their condition; Encouraging positive attitudes and actions; Discouraging behaviour that will hamper recovery; and Creating rea...

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