Supporting self management

Beliefs about the body and pain

A helpful article in the Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, with the following highlights:

  • Beliefs are an important target for the management of musculoskeletal pain
  • Behavioural learning is key to elicit and disconfirm unhelpful beliefs
  • We propose key principles to guide clinicians in promoting behavioural change
  • A case illustrates the role beliefs have on musculoskeletal pain management

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