Clinical Trial

The Development of a Cognitive Reassurance Training Program

Study Description

The Development of a Cognitive Reassurance Training Program

The focus of this proposal is to evaluate the feasibility of a cognitive reassurance training program by examining changes in physical therapist low back pain beliefs and skills with training and evaluating the quality with which physical therapists apply cognitive reassurance to patients. The secondary focus is to examine the association between physical therapist application of cognitive reassurance and short-term changes in patients' low back pain beliefs and expectations.

Location

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Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Cognitive reassurance training

The 2-day training program includes 3 sessions that will consist of interactive didactic lectures, solving case studies and role-playing activities. The first session uses lecture and cases to present models of pain and disability, evidence based predictors of disability and delayed recovery and evidence based interventions for patients with low back pain. The second session uses role playing and case studies help the providers to 1) develop skills in identifying maladaptive beliefs about pain i ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Additional Information

Official Study Title

The Development of a Cognitive Reassurance Training Program and Its Impact on Physical Therapist and Patient Outcomes

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03256617

ParticipAid ID

nel46e