From the Biomedical Model to the Biopsychosocial Model: The pending challenge for physiotherapy in chronic musculoskeletal pain

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Title From the Biomedical Model to the Biopsychosocial Model: The pending challenge for physiotherapy in chronic musculoskeletal pain
Del Modelo Biomédico al Modelo Biopsicosocial: El desafío pendiente para la fisioterapia en el dolor musculoesquelético crónico
Creator Morales Osorio, Marco Antonio
Subject Biomedical Model; Biopsychosocial Model; Pain; Education
Modelo Biomédico; Modelo Biopsicosocial; Dolor; Educacion
Description Pain is considered an important public health problem since it represents 70% of emergency assistance and a third of medical consultations. Musculoskeletal disorders correspond to approximately 80% of outpatient physiotherapy services, with pain being the most frequent symptom.Chronic pain is classified as pain that persists beyond the normal tissue healing time, lasting more than three months and with no apparent biological value. Chronic pain affects approximately 60 million people, corresponding to 10% of the world's population. A survey that in 2006 studied 4839 people found that 20% suffered from chronic pain and many reported a reduction in quality of life.
El dolor es considerado un importante problema de salud pública, ya que representa el 70% de la asistencia a emergencia y una tercera parte de las consultas médicas. Los trastornos musculoesqueléticos corresponden a aproximadamente el 80% de las consultas de servicios de fisioterapia ambulatoria siendo el dolor el síntoma más frecuente.El dolor crónico se clasifica como el dolor que persiste más allá del tiempo de curación del tejido normal, que dura más de tres meses y sin valor biológico aparente. El dolor crónico afecta a aproximadamente 60 millones de personas, que corresponden al 10% de la población mundial. Una encuesta que en 2006 estudió a 4.839 personas encontró que el 20% sufría de dolor crónico y muchos reportaron una reducción en la calidad de vida.
Publisher Universidad de Santander (UDES)

Date 2016-12-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

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Source Revista Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud UDES; Vol. 3, Núm. 2 (2016); 97-101
Revista Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud UDES; Vol. 3, Núm. 2 (2016); 97-101
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