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Human Studies

2021 Dec 27

Clin J Pain

A Standardized Assessment of Movement-Evoked Pain Ratings is Associated with Functional Outcomes in Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain.


Knox PJ, Simon CB, Pohlig RT, Pugliese JM, Coyle PC, Sions JM, Hicks GE
Clin J Pain. 2021 Dec 27.
PMID: 34954729.


Despite high prevalence estimates, chronic low back pain (CLBP) remains poorly understood among older adults. Movement-evoked pain (MeP) is an understudied factor in this patient population that may importantly contribute to disability. This study investigated whether a novel MeP paradigm contributed to self-reported and performance-based function in older adults with CLBP.