Assessment of pain perception in clinical practice

Strong, J. (1999) Assessment of pain perception in clinical practice. Manual Therapy, 4 4: 216-220. doi:10.1054/math.1999.0205


Author Strong, J.
Title Assessment of pain perception in clinical practice
Journal name Manual Therapy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1356-689X
Publication date 1999
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1054/math.1999.0205
Volume 4
Issue 4
Start page 216
End page 220
Total pages 5
Place of publication Edinburgh
Publisher Harcourt Publishers Ltd
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject C1
321024 Rehabilitation and Therapy - Occupational and Physical
730303 Occupational, speech and physiotherapy
Abstract With pain a frequent precipitant in individuals seeking manual therapy, it is important for therapists to adequately assess pain, At one level, pain forms an important part of the diagnostic assessment. It is suggested that a simple, reliable and quantitative pain measure be used in patients who present with routine problems. At another level, when the therapist is presented with clients in whom pain does not make sense in terms of its pattern, distribution, history or features, it is advisable to go beyond a simple pain intensity measure. (C) 1999 Harcourt Publishers Ltd.
Keyword Rehabilitation
Low-back-pain
Sickness Impact Profile
Disability Questionnaire Odq
Test-retest Reliability
Health-status Measure
Index Pdi
Beliefs
Inventory
Patient
Validation
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Publications
 
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