Pain physiology education improves pain beliefs in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome compared with pacing and self management education: a double-blind randomized controlled trial Meeus, M.J. et al. (2010), Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91: 1153- 1159. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20684894/ Woohoo! The first one that isn’t written by… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#9
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Imagined movements cause pain and swelling in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome Moseley, G.L. (2004), Neurology 62: 1644 https://n.neurology.org/content/62/9/1644 Again, the full text is behind a paywall. Again, I can’t afford to buy it, poverty and all that. And again, I say, FFS,… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#6
Evidence for a direct relationship between cognitive and physical change during an education intervention in people with chronic low back pain Moseley, G.L. (2004), Eur J Pain 8: 39-45. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14690673/ Oh look! Pain cognitions again. How you understand pain. What you understand it to be,… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#5
Unravelling the barriers to reconceptualisation of the problem in chronic pain: the actual and perceived ability of patients and health professionals to understand the neurophysiology Moseley, G.L. (2003), J Pain 4: 184-189 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14622702/ Again, just the abstract. To purchased 24 hours of access would be… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#4
Joining forces – combining cognition-targeted motor control training with group or individual pain physiology education: a successful treatment for chronic low back pain Moseley, G.L. (2003), J Man Manip Therap 11: 88-94. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1179/106698103790826383 Another one that’s short and sweet. I can’t access the full study,… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#3
Combined physiotherapy and education is effective for chronic low back pain. A randomised controlled trial Moseley, G.L. (2002), Aus J Physioth 48: 297-302. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12443524/ Yay. I was wrong. this one IS available, not all of them are behind paywalls. Will have to read this. Cost… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#2
Study review: A randomized controlled trial of intensive neurophysiology education in chronic low back pain Moseley, G.L. et al. (2002), Clin J Pain 20: 324-330 https://journals.lww.com/clinicalpain/Abstract/2004/09000/A_Randomized_Controlled_Trial_of_Intensive.7.aspx Firstly, I can only access the abstract, unfortunately I live well under the poverty line and do not have… Read More »Explain Pain cited evidence – ref#1
Pain science education (PSE) is a treatment for pain that teaches people to think differently about their pain, and thereby reduce, or even cure, their pain. Pain Neuroscience education generally uses metaphors or stories to help people reconceptualise pain. According to PSE chronic pain is… Read More »What is Pain Science Education?
Study review: Effect of Intensive Patient Education vs Placebo Patient Education on Outcomes in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial Pain neuroscience education is now considered a cornerstone treatment for chronic pain. Unfortunately, the science does not seem to match up… Read More »Does pain neuroscience education reduce pain?