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Human Studies

2020 Feb 28

Musculoskelet Sci Pract


The role of pain and disability changes after physiotherapy treatment on global perception of improvement in patients with chronic low back pain.


da Pires D A F, Brazete Cruz E J C, de Canhão H C M, do Nunes C R D
Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2020 Feb 28; 47:102139.
PMID: 32148329.


The effectiveness of physiotherapy in patients with chronic low back pain is usually measured through changes in pain and disability domains. However, recent research has suggested that these two domains are not sufficient to capture all the physiotherapy benefits when patients' perspective is considered.