(ONESELF I-II-III) - Using On-Line Strategies to Enhance Information and Social Support for Self-Management of Chronic Low Back Pain
Caiata Zufferey M.
Setola M. R.
The project focuses on the effectiveness of the internet both as a source of information on low back pain (cLBP), and as way to enhance patients´ self management of the disease. The project has three main purposes:1 To assess the factors that influence self-management in the field of cLPB;2 To elicit and compare patients´ and health care providers´ current perceptions of the management of cLBP; 3 To verify the efficacy of an online platform in informing, supporting and generally improving the health status of a group of 20 patients from Tessin affected by cLBP.