Eur Spine J (2018) 27:1324–1331 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5343-9 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Responsiveness and minimal important change of the NeckPix© in subjects with chronic neck pain undergoing rehabilitation 1,2 3 4 2 Marco Monticone · Luca Frigau · Howard Vernon · Barbara Rocca · Francesco Mola Received: 22 May 2017 / Revised: 27 September 2017 / Accepted: 10 October 2017 / Published online: 20 October 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract change scores of the NeckPix© and GPEs]. ROC curves Purpose The NeckPix© is a simple and rapid means of were also used to compute MICs. measuring the beliefs of subjects with chronic neck pain Results The ES ranged from 0.95 to 1.26 and the SRM concerning pain-related fears of a specific set of activities from 0.84 to 0.98 at post-treatment and follow-up based on of daily living. The original version showed satisfactory subjects’ and physiotherapists’ perspective. The ROC analy- psychometric properties. This observational study is aimed ses revealed AUCs of 0.89 and 0.97 at post-treatment and at evaluating its responsiveness and minimal important follow-up, respectively; MICs (sensitivity; specificity) were changes (MICs) in subjects with chronic neck pain. of 6 (0.82; 0.88) and 8 (0.80; 0.92) at post-treatment and Methods At the beginning, at the end of an 8-week reha- of
European Spine Journal – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 20, 2017
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