"A tremendous dataset — very powerful … and to be able to both develop and validate a prediction model was very impressive." That's how PTJ Editor-in-Chief Alan Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, characterizes the latest research of Gerard Brennan, PT, PhD, FAPTA, on predicting clinical improvement in low back pain using the Modified Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire. The study looked at 63,000 patients with low back pain and 15,000 patients in the validation dataset. What led Brennan to pursue this line of investigation?
Predicting Clinical Improvement for Low Back Pain — Keeping It Simple for Patients: Author Interview With Gerard Brennan
You Might Also Like...
PodcastConsidering Mental and Behavioral Health in Physical Therapy Patient Care
May 13, 2021
In this episode, experts explore how the mind and body intersect in the healing process, and how physical therapists and physical therapist assistants
PodcastPopulation Health: Where Do PTs and PTAs Fit?
Apr 7, 2021
While one-to-one care is the main focus of most physical therapy providers, looking at the health of a population — however you define it — can reveal
PodcastMental Health and Self-Care
Jul 5, 2020
Discussing mental health in the times of COVID-19 and beyond, and wellness tactics and strategies students can use now and into the future.