Resources for General Practitioners
When you combine the influences of the tissue, the nervous system, and the person, back pain can be really complicated. There are a variety of factors which could be assessed and considered within a consultation.
It is clear that the nature of the injury does not influence the outcome for people with low back pain. It is also clear that attitudes and beliefs are influential.
FREE proposes that if you focus on the right region at the right time, you can address many of the factors which predict a poor outcome.