Efficacia di un intervento riabilitativo ed occupazionale di gruppo ad impronta cognitivo comportamentale per la lombalgia cronica a bassa disabilità. Studio prospettico, con follow-up a sei mesi

Translated title of the contribution: Effectiveness of rehabilitative and occupational intervention of group with behavioral cognitive impression of chronic low back pain disability. Prospective study with six-month follow-up

M. Monticone, C. Montironi, A. Tomba, C. Righini, N. Nido, E. Giovanazzi

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Abstract

Background. Literature suggests a bio-psycho-social approach to chronic low back pain, heralding disability. A multidisciptinary combination of motor, occupational and cognitive behavioural therapies constitutes a rehabilitative approach provided with growing evidence in the clinic field of spinal chronic pain. Objectives. To evaluate the effectiveness of a motor, occupational and cognitive behavioural approach, carried out in group, for subjects with low disability chronic low back pain. Methods. Prospective trial, with a six-month follow-up. We selected patients with chronic low back pain considered at low disability (Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, RMDQ, score lower than 12/24), in the absence of serious co-morbidities, consecutively admitted to a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit. The patients underwent ten sessions of a rehabilitative and cognitive behavioural treatment, made in group. We identified the following outcome measures, administered pre-treatment, post-treatment and during six-month follow-up: pain (VAS), disability (RMDQ), health status (SF-36). We performed a parametric analysis for repeated measures (Student t test, significance: p

Translated title of the contributionEffectiveness of rehabilitative and occupational intervention of group with behavioral cognitive impression of chronic low back pain disability. Prospective study with six-month follow-up
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)162-168
Number of pages7
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume30
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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