General practitioners' treatment orientations towards low back pain: Influence on treatment behaviour and patient outcome
Sieben, Judith M × Vlaeyen, Johannes Portegijs, Piet J. M Warmenhoven, Franca C Sint, Ageeth G Dautzenberg, Nadine Romeijnders, Arnold Arntz, Arnoud Knottnerus, J. Andre #
Elsevier sci ltd
European Journal of Pain vol:13 issue:4 pages:412-418
Background: In low back pain (LBP) treatment and research attention has shifted from a biomedical towards a biopsychosocial approach. Patients' LBP beliefs and attitudes were found to predict long-term outcome, and recently it has been suggested that the health care providers' ideas about LBP are also important predictors of treatment behaviour and Outcome.