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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:25 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14721
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

COA 2022: Adding Pain Neuroscience Education to Conventional Physical Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain

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OrthoEvidence. COA 2022: Adding Pain Neuroscience Education to Conventional Physical Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):25. Available from:

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Evaluating the effects of adding pain neuroscience education to conventional physical therapy program in patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized control trial

Contributing Authors:
F Soleimani HK Mohamadi F Esfandiarpour M Saadat G Nassaj F Derisfard

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Thirty patients with chronic neck pain were randomized to receive either conventional physiotherapy (control) or convention physiotherapy with pain neuroscience education (intervention). Outcomes of interest included central sensitization, pain, function, psychosocial factors, knowledge of neuropsychology of pain, and quality of life. The results of this trial found that neurophysiology of pain sc...

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