Abstract| Volume 16, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT , S45, April 2016

Predictors of self-management in patients with chronic low back pain: study protocol

      BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Self-management (SM) can be defined as individual's ‘ability to manage the symptoms, treatment, physical and psychological consequences and life-style modifications’. SM programmes for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) have failed to show clinically meaningful improvement in pain and disability, which potentially reflects difficulty in treatment matching in absence of extensive research on predictors of SM.
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