Archer KR, Abraham CM, Obremskey WT. Psychosocial Factors Predict Pain and Physical Health After Lower Extremity Trauma. Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2015 Nov;473(473). 3519-26. PMID: 26282387 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4586200
There has been increasing evidence to support the importance of psychosocial factors to poor outcomes after trauma. However, little is known about the contribution of pain catastrophizing and fear of movement to persistent pain and disability.