A comparison of a pedometer-based walking program versus physiotherapy for patients suffering from nociceptive or neuropathic chronic, recurrent low back pain in Johannesburg.

Richard Feher, Antonia Wadley, Nicola Coghill

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Abstract

Research Aim:
To assess whether a pedometer based walking program assist standard physiotherapy treatment to decrease pain and improve function in patients who report chronic or recurrent LBP.
Research Objectives:
To assess whether a walking program will decrease lower back and/or leg pain*.
To assess if a walking program will increase function*.
To assess the duration, frequency and speed of walking necessary to change pain and dysfunction*.
To assess which pain phenotype best matches treatment expectation to outcome.
*objectives 1-4 relate to either or both of the CLBP phenotypes
Original languageEnglish
Pages1
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2016
EventASSA 2016 PAIN SA CONGRESS: 2016 PAIN SA CONGRESS - Kwa-zulu-natal South Africa, South Africa
Duration: 13 May 201615 May 2016
http://www.surgeon.co.za/events/2016-pain-sa-congress/

Conference

ConferenceASSA 2016 PAIN SA CONGRESS
CountrySouth Africa
Period13/05/1615/05/16
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Keywords

  • physiotherapy
  • pain
  • neuropathic pain
  • nociceptive pain
  • walking
  • protocol

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