Resources for People with Back Pain
Here are some of the research papers which helped to inform FREE.
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Iles RA, Davidson M, Taylor NF, & O'Halloran, P. Systematic review of the ability of recovery expectations to predict outcomes in non-chronic non-specific low back pain. J Occup Rehabil 2009: 19(1), 25-40.
Linton SJ. A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck pain. Spine 2000;25(9):1148-56.
Ramond A, Bouton C, Richard I, Roquelaure Y, Baufreton C, Legrand E, et al. Psychosocial risk factors for chronic low back pain in primary care--a systematic review. Fam Pract 2011;28:12–21.
Tracey I. Getting the pain you expect: mechanisms of placebo, nocebo and reappraisal effects in humans. Nature Medicine 2010;16(11):1277-83.
Tracey I, Mantyh PW. The cerebral signature for pain perception and its modulation. Neuron 2007;55(3):377-91.
Stanton TR, Moseley GL, Wong AY, Kawchuk GN. Feeling stiffness in the back: a protective perceptual inference in chronic back pain. Scientific reports 2017; 7(1): 9681.
Abenhaim L, Rossignol M, Gobeille D, Bonvalot Y, Fines P, & Scott S. The prognostic consequences in the making of the initial medical diagnosis of work-related back injuries. Spine 1995; 20(7), 791-795.
Hirsch MS, & Liebert RM. The physical and psychological experience of pain: the effects of labeling and cold pressor temperature on three pain measures in college women. Pain 1998; 77(1), 41-48.
O'Sullivan K, O'Keeffe M, O'Sullivan L, O'Sullivan P, & Dankaerts W. The effect of dynamic sitting on the prevention and management of low back pain and low back discomfort: a systematic review. Ergonomics 2012; 55(8), 898-908.
Roffey DM, Wai EK, Bishop P, Kwon BK, & Dagenais S. Causal assessment of occupational sitting and low back pain: results of a systematic review. Spine J 2010; 10(3), 252-261.
Wai EK, Roffey DM, Bishop P, Kwon BK, & Dagenais S. Causal assessment of occupational bending or twisting and low back pain: results of a systematic review. Spine J 2010; 10(1), 76-88.
Wai EK, Roffey DM, Bishop P, Kwon BK, & Dagenais S. Causal assessment of occupational lifting and low back pain: results of a systematic review. Spine J 2010; 10(6), 554-566.
Choi BK, Verbeek JH, Tam WW, & Jiang JY. Exercises for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain. Occup Environ Med 2010; 67(11), 795-796.
Hurwitz EL, Morgenstern H, & Chiao C. Effects of recreational physical activity and back exercises on low back pain and psychological distress: findings from the UCLA Low Back Pain Study. Am J Public Health 2005; 95(10), 1817-1824.
Indahl A, Velund L, & Reikeraas O. Good prognosis for low back pain when left untampered. A randomized clinical trial Spine 1995; 20(4), 473-477.
Malmivaara A, Hakkinen U, Aro T, Heinrichs, ML, Koskenniemi, L, Kuosma, E, et al. The treatment of acute low back pain - bed rest, exercises, or ordinary activity? N Engl J Med 1995; 332(6), 351-355.
New Zealand Guidelines Group. (2004). New Zealand Acute Low Back Pain Guide.
Coole C, Drummond A, Watson PJ, & Radford K. What concerns workers with low back pain? Findings of a qualitative study of patients referred for rehabilitation. J Occup Rehabil 2010; 20(4), 472-480.
Koes BW, van Tulder M, Lin CW, Macedo LG, McAuley J, & Maher C. An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care. Eur Spine J 2010; 19(12), 2075-2094.