Physio Development produced an infographic
about the multifactorial nature of back pain.

There is increasing evidence that biological, psychological and social factors can all be important for the development and persistence of pain.

Unfortunately, there is still a strong held belief in society today that psychological and social factors are not important.

The below snapshot  of this infographic outlines some of the key evidence for a biopsychosocial model of health care:



For further information on this topic, have a look at pain_ed.com or research by Professor Peter O’Sullivan.