Original Publication Date: >4 November, 2016
Publication / Source: Pain Management
Authors: Sielski R, Glombiewski JA
Biofeedback as a psychological treatment option for chronic back pain was developed decades ago [1,2], and thus is a long-standing treatment option for chronic pain. However, for chronic low back pain, the most prevalent pain disorder, three questions about biofeedback remain unanswered:
Is biofeedback an effective intervention for the treatment of chronic low back pain?
What are the mechanisms of change?
What are the limitations of biofeedback for chronic low back pain?