Knowledge v. Pain

WebMD: Attitude, Knowledge Can Relieve Back Pain.

“For most patients, psychological factors as well as beliefs, attitudes, and health literacy will also come into play,” he says. “We can tell patients to stay active, for example, but if they don’t believe exercise will help or if they fear activity will make their condition worse, they aren’t going to do it.”

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW