A new patient centered model is being applied to spine disorders. Rather than focusing merely on pathology and symptoms the emphasis is on recovery and reactivation. The 1st section of the book will lay out the added value to patients of a reactivation approach.
The overwhelming evidence in support of this new direction will be reviewed along with the reasons why a traditional biomedical way of thinking is far from ideal for a mutifactorial problem such as spine pain. This section will conclude with a discussion of why, when, and how to integrate the basic steps of this broad new biopsychosocial model into everyday clinical practice.
The 2nd section of this book will explore the background, goals, Yellow Flags and behavioural modification of the patient centered approach.