Journal article

'Listen to me, tell me': a qualitative study of partnership in care for people with non-specific chronic low back pain

Susan Carolyn Slade, Elizabeth Molloy, Jennifer Lyn Keating

Clinical Rehabilitation | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2009

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate and summarize participant experience of exercise programmes for non-specific chronic low back pain and the effects of these experiences on exercise participation and engagement. SUBJECTS: Three groups of six adults (>18 years) who speak, read and understand English and who had participated in an exercise programme for non-specific chronic low back pain. METHOD: Qualitative research methods were used and three focus groups were conducted by an experienced facilitator. Each group was guided with a set of pre-determined questions and participants were encouraged to give personal opinions. Transcribed data were read independently by two researchers and analysed thematic..

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