Relationship between Pain Severity and Kinesiophobia in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain

Authors

  • Warda Naeem Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Fariha Zulfiqar Department of Neurology, University of Lahore, Lahore Pakistan
  • Ayesha Arooj Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Taimoor Suhail Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Abdul Mueed Riphah International University, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Ashfaq Ahmad Rashid Latif Medical College, Lahore Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v73i5.6377

Keywords:

Kinesiobhobia, Tampa scale, Neck pain, Pain belief, Physical movement

Abstract

Objective: to determine the relationship between pain severity and kinesiophobia in patients with chronic neck pain.

Study Design: Cross-sectional analytical study

Place and Duration of Study: Pakistan Society of Rehabilitation of Disabled, Arif Memorial Hospital, Rashid Latif Medical
Institute and Jinnah Hospital, from Aug 2020 to Jan 2021.

Methodology: One hundred seventy subjects with neck pain for more than three months were included in the study. Tampa scale was used to measure kinesiophobia, and the Numeric Pain Rating scale was used to assess the pain severity.

Results: Out 0f 170 subjects, 83(48.8%) were males and 87(51.2%) were females with a mean age of 31.31 ±4.062 years. A
significant association was found between kinesiophobia, pain severity and chronic neck pain with 0.01 p-value. The crammer phi value was 0.418, which showed a strong association.

Conclusion: High levels of kinesiobhobia and pain belief should be considered in patients with chronic neck pain as these are both associated with each other.

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Published

30-10-2023

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How to Cite

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Warda Naeem, Zulfiqar F, Arooj A, Suhail T, Mueed A, Ahmad A. Relationship between Pain Severity and Kinesiophobia in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];73(5):1241-4. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/6377