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Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ) for Patients with Back Pain

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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The Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ) can help measure how much fear and avoidance are affecting a patient with low back pain. This can help identify those patients for whom psychosocial interventions may be beneficial. The authors are from the Western Infirmary in Glasgow (Scotland) and the Hope Hospital in Salford (England).

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