Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Commentary on: Ng W, Slater H, Starcevich C et al. Barriers and enablers influencing healthcare professionals’ adoption of a biopsychosocial approach to musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis. Pain 2021; 162:2154–85. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002217
Implications for practice and research
Training for healthcare professionals is needed to develop their competences.
Research is needed to aim understanding of patient-related factors to enable a meaningful adoption of biopsychosocial approaches to pain management.
The biopsychosocial model of care can be defined as a clinical approach that systematically considers biological, psychological and social factors and their complex interactions in understanding health, illness and health care delivery.1 To provide holistic care in long-term conditions, the biopsychosocial approach to care is recommended.2 3 However, there is a gap between the evidence supporting this approach in pain management and its …
Twitter @_Bethan_Jones_, @ndosie
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.