Identifying fear avoidance beliefs
What is it about?
Fear avoidance beliefs contribute to our understanding of low back pain. This study assesses the ability of physical therapists to identify fear avoidance beliefs after performing a lumbar spine evaluation.
Why is it important?
Identifying individuals with elevated fear avoidance beliefs may be an important component of a patient encounter. This study adds to our understanding of the accuracy of therapists ratings of fear avoidance when compared with the self-report questionnaires.
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