Is kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising at baseline associated with chronic pain and disability in whiplash-associated disorders? A systematic review

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Is kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising at baseline associated with chronic pain and disability in whiplash-associated disorders? A systematic review. / Luque-Suarez, Alejandro; Falla, Deborah; Morales-Asencio, Jose Miguel; Martinez-Calderon, Javier.

In: British Journal of Sports Medicine, 19.06.2019.

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title = "Is kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising at baseline associated with chronic pain and disability in whiplash-associated disorders?: A systematic review",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising may be associated with patients' transition from having acute to chronic pain following a whiplash injury.OBJECTIVE: To systematically review and critically appraise the literature to determine whether kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising are associated with greater likelihood of patients developing chronic pain and disability following a whiplash injury.DESIGN: A systematic review of the literature DATA SOURCES: Electronic searches of PubMed, AMED, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and PubPsych, and grey literature were undertaken from inception to September 2017.ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTING STUDIES: Study selection was based on longitudinal studies evaluating how kinesiophobia and/or pain catastrophising at baseline are associated with pain intensity, disability or both after a whiplash injury.RESULTS: We included 14 longitudinal studies that described 12 independent cohorts with a total sample of 2733 participants with whiplash-associated disorder. Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time (three studies). Whether kinesiophobia at baseline was associated with disability was unclear as results were conflicting (six studies). There were also conflicting results when we examined the association between pain catastrophising and both pain intensity (five studies) and disability (eight studies).SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS: Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time. There were conflicting results for the remaining analyses. The size of the associations was small. The overall quality of the evidence was very low.TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: CRD42016053864.",
keywords = "fear, pain, psychological factors, whiplash injury",
author = "Alejandro Luque-Suarez and Deborah Falla and Morales-Asencio, {Jose Miguel} and Javier Martinez-Calderon",
note = "{\textcopyright} Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2019. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ.",
year = "2019",
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doi = "10.1136/bjsports-2018-099569",
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T1 - Is kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising at baseline associated with chronic pain and disability in whiplash-associated disorders?

T2 - A systematic review

AU - Luque-Suarez, Alejandro

AU - Falla, Deborah

AU - Morales-Asencio, Jose Miguel

AU - Martinez-Calderon, Javier

N1 - © Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2019. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ.

PY - 2019/6/19

Y1 - 2019/6/19

N2 - BACKGROUND: Kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising may be associated with patients' transition from having acute to chronic pain following a whiplash injury.OBJECTIVE: To systematically review and critically appraise the literature to determine whether kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising are associated with greater likelihood of patients developing chronic pain and disability following a whiplash injury.DESIGN: A systematic review of the literature DATA SOURCES: Electronic searches of PubMed, AMED, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and PubPsych, and grey literature were undertaken from inception to September 2017.ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTING STUDIES: Study selection was based on longitudinal studies evaluating how kinesiophobia and/or pain catastrophising at baseline are associated with pain intensity, disability or both after a whiplash injury.RESULTS: We included 14 longitudinal studies that described 12 independent cohorts with a total sample of 2733 participants with whiplash-associated disorder. Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time (three studies). Whether kinesiophobia at baseline was associated with disability was unclear as results were conflicting (six studies). There were also conflicting results when we examined the association between pain catastrophising and both pain intensity (five studies) and disability (eight studies).SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS: Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time. There were conflicting results for the remaining analyses. The size of the associations was small. The overall quality of the evidence was very low.TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: CRD42016053864.

AB - BACKGROUND: Kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising may be associated with patients' transition from having acute to chronic pain following a whiplash injury.OBJECTIVE: To systematically review and critically appraise the literature to determine whether kinesiophobia and pain catastrophising are associated with greater likelihood of patients developing chronic pain and disability following a whiplash injury.DESIGN: A systematic review of the literature DATA SOURCES: Electronic searches of PubMed, AMED, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and PubPsych, and grey literature were undertaken from inception to September 2017.ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTING STUDIES: Study selection was based on longitudinal studies evaluating how kinesiophobia and/or pain catastrophising at baseline are associated with pain intensity, disability or both after a whiplash injury.RESULTS: We included 14 longitudinal studies that described 12 independent cohorts with a total sample of 2733 participants with whiplash-associated disorder. Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time (three studies). Whether kinesiophobia at baseline was associated with disability was unclear as results were conflicting (six studies). There were also conflicting results when we examined the association between pain catastrophising and both pain intensity (five studies) and disability (eight studies).SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS: Kinesiophobia at baseline was not associated with pain intensity over time. There were conflicting results for the remaining analyses. The size of the associations was small. The overall quality of the evidence was very low.TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: CRD42016053864.

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KW - psychological factors

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DO - 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099569

M3 - Review article

C2 - 31217158

JO - British Journal of Sports Medicine

JF - British Journal of Sports Medicine

SN - 0306-3674

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