An Early Biopsychosocial Intervention Design for the Prevention of Low Back Pain Chronicity: A Multidisciplinary Empirical Approach
Comprehensive intervention models for prevention of chronification of low back pain, in which the early identification of holistic risk factors is considered are needed. The aim of this study is to design a tailored biopsychosocial intervention for patients with low back pain to prevent pain chronicity.
A multidisciplinary empirical approach.
A multidisciplinary team designed a biopsychosocial intervention following an application from the Medical Research Council's complex intervention framework. The methods used included problem identification, identification of the evidence, theory, and needs, examination of the current context and modelling of the theory. Biomechanical, psychological, social and environmental, and lifestyle and personal risk factors were taken into account.
The intervention process was introduced in a logic model. The model presents all the required resources, their activities and outputs, as well as the outcomes and impacts of the intervention. The intervention was tailored according to the underlying risk factors for pain chronification in patients with low back pain.
A comprehensive tailored intervention may decrease the risk of pain chronicity. Further studies are needed to obtain information on the feasibility, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of such interventions.
Linda Nieminen, Jari Vuori, Markku Kankaanpää
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- Koko viite: Nieminen, L., Vuori, J., & Kankaanpää, M. (2022). An Early Biopsychosocial Intervention Design for the Prevention of Low Back Pain Chronicity: A Multidisciplinary Empirical Approach. Journal of rehabilitation medicine, 54, jrm00338. https://doi.org/10.2340/jrm.v54.2723