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2024 Feb 13

Eur J Pain


Exercise combined with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain: One-year follow-up from a randomized controlled trial.


Casey MB, Takemasa S, O'Reilly T, Leamy M, Mc Kearney E, Buckley M, Smart KM, Segurado R, Lowry D, Flanagan D, Gopal H, Hearty C, Doody C


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, which has demonstrated positive outcomes in individuals with chronic pain. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of an 8-week programme combining Exercise with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ExACT) with a standalone supervised exercise programme at 1-year follow-up.