Alright, this week’s abstract isn’t your average study. And while I know that an “N” of one does not hold a lot of statistical power, I still think this one warrants a quick read. Why? Let me tell you. For one, how could you resist reading an article discussing the influence of belly dancing on decreasing chronic… Continue reading Abstract of the Week: The effects of a standardized belly dance program on perceived pain, disability, and function in women with chronic low back pain.
ABSTRACT: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An Experimental Controlled Study Jorge Fuentes, Susan Armijo-Olivo, Martha Funabashi, Maxi Miciak, Bruce Dick, Sharon Warren, Saifee Rashiq, David J. Magee, Douglas P. Gross (April 2014) This study looked at some of the ways to encourage the therapeutic… Continue reading Abstract of The Week: Enhanced Therapeutic Alliance Modulates Pain Intensity and Muscle Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain
Everyday PTs across the country are dedicated to finding prevention strategies and treatment solutions for patients experiencing debilitating back pain, and NAIOMT faculty, courses and fellowships focus on providing the tools, clinical skills and mentorship necessary to do so. We know this pervasive issue needs more coordinated attention to help the millions of Americans whose… Continue reading Back Pain Gets Much-Needed Attention