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Pain Res Manag


Improvement in Disability Mediates the Effect of Self-Efficacy on Pain Relief in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients with Exercise Therapy.


Shinohara Y, Wakaizumi K, Ishikawa A, Ito M, Hoshino R, Tanaka C, Takaoka S, Kawakami M, Tsuji O, Fujisawa D, Fujiwara T, Tsuji T, Morisaki H, Kosugi S
Pain Res Manag. 2022; 2022:4203138.
PMID: 36071946.


The biopsychosocial mechanism by which exercise leads to improvement in chronic low back pain (CLBP) remains unstudied. This prospective cohort study was performed to examine the effectiveness of exercise on pain, disability, and psychological status for CLBP. We also tested path analytic models in which changes in these variables were included.