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Self-Management: A Comprehensive Approach to Management of Chronic Conditions.  Patricia A. Grady, RN, PhD and Lisa Lucio Gough, PhD. Read here

The Role of Exercise and Types of Exercise in the Rehabilitation of Chronic Pain: Specific or Nonspecific Benefits. Amy Burleson Sullivan, Judith Scheman, Deborah VenesySara Davin. Read here

The effectiveness of Tai Chi for chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Amanda Hall, Chris Maher, Jane Latimer & Manuela Ferreira.  Read here

Patterns of sickness absence a decade after pain-related multidisciplinary rehabilitation. Author links open overlay panelHilleviBuschLennartBodinGunnarBergströmIrene B.Jensen. Read here

Managing pain effectively The Lancet. Read here

ACI. (2013). Pain Management Programs – Which Patient for Which Program? A guide for NSW Tier 3 and Tier 2 public health facilities providing pain programs. [online] Available at: https://www.apsoc.org.au/PDF/Publications/20131216_ACI13-015-pain-programs.pdf [Accessed 27 Feb. 2019].

Britishpainsociety.org. (2013). Guidelines for Pain Management Programmes for adults An evidence-based review prepared on behalf of the British Pain Society. [online] Available at: https://www.britishpainsociety.org/static/uploads/resources/files/pmp2013_main_FINAL_v6.pdf

European Guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain (2004).  Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3454542/pdf/586_2006_Article_1072.pdf

Health.nsw.gov.au (2012).  NSW Pain Management Report. [online] Available at: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/PainManagement/Publications/government-response-taskforce-report.pdf

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Kapural, L., Yu, C., Doust, M., Gliner, B., Vallejo, R., Sitzman, B., Amirdelfan, K., Morgan, D., Yearwood, T., Bundschu, R., Yang, T., Benyamin, R. and Burgher, A. (2016). Comparison of 10-kHz High-Frequency and Traditional Low-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Back and Leg PainNeurosurgery, 79(5), pp.667-677.

Karjalainen K., Malmivaara A., van Tulder M., Roine R., Jauhiainen M., Hurri H., Koes B. (2001). Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for subacute low back pain in working-age adults: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review GroupSpine 26, 262–269.

Karjalainen K., Malmivaara A., van Tulder M., Roine R., Jauhiainen M., Hurri H. (2003). Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults.[update of Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews 2000;(3):CD002194; PMID: 10908529]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews:CD002194.

Koes, B.W., van Tulder, M.W., Thomas, S. (2006). Diagnosis_and_treatment_of_low_back_painBritish Medical Journal. 332, 1430–1434.

Linton S.J. (2000). A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck painSpine 25, 1148–1156.

Longmore R.J., Worrell M. (2007). Do we need to challenge thoughts in cognitive behavior therapy? Clinical Psychology Review 27, 173–187.

Morley S., Eccleston C., Williams A. (1999). Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of cognitive behaviour therapy and behaviour therapy for chronic pain in adults, excluding headache. Pain 80, 1–13.

Pincus T., Burton A.K., Vogel S., Field A.P. (2001). A systematic review of psychological factors as predictors of disability in prospective cohorts of low back painSpine 27, 109–120.

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