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|Title: ||Technology-supported rehabilitation for patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. Preliminary results of a pilot study|
|Authors: ||Van Genechten, Sanne|
|Advisors: ||TIMMERMANS, Annick|
|Issue Date: ||2014|
|Abstract: ||Study Design: Pilot study. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the influence of an 18 week lasting technology-supported rehabilitation programme in which postural biofeedback was used in patients with CNSLBP.
Methods: Four patients participated in a standard therapy consisting of cardio training, learning neutral position of the back, pelvic movements, strengthening and functional exercises and a technology-supported rehabilitation programme consisting of playing games controlled by pelvic movements in different directions. In addition functional exercises and posture corrections were performed with feedback support.
Results: Patient one's pain intensity, mental component of the Short Form-36 (SF-36), motivation, credibility and expectancy stayed almost identical as compared with baseline. The patients' physical component of the SF-36 increased and experienced less disability.
Patient two had a minimal clinical important difference (MCID) in pain intensity and disability. The patient improved in the physical component of the SF-36 and slightly increased in motivation. The mental component of the SF-36, credibility and expectancy stayed almost the same.
Patient three had no improvements. The patients' pain intensity, physical component of the SF-36, motivation stayed almost the same. The patient had an increase in disability and decrease in the mental component of the SF-36, credibility and expectancy.
Patient four's pain intensity and quality of life stayed almost identical. The patient increased in disabil|
|Notes: ||master in de revalidatiewetenschappen en de kinesitherapie-revalidatiewetenschappen en kinesitherapie bij musculoskeletale aandoeningen|
|Type: ||Theses and Dissertations|
|Appears in Collections: ||Master theses|
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