Fear Impacts Movement at the Chronic and Subacute Stages of Back Pain
Time and Location
Poster Session III - Board: III-126
Friday May 23, 2008, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In two studies, participants with chronic low back pain and those recently recovered from a pain episode completed a reaching movement task. In both groups, individuals high in pain-related fear endorsed higher predicted and experienced pain and harm ratings. Implications for pain maintenance/ recurrence and measurement issues are discussed.