Recorded as an “extra time” piece following Rachel’s amazing podcast with Jack Chew about Subacromial Pain Syndrome. Rachel talks about yellow flags, psychosocial determinants of health and their effects on outcome. Her PhD showed just how influential pain self efficacy is on outcomes.
- Understand how psychosocial factors influence outcome
- Learn what Rachel’s PhD added to the literature
- Hear how Rachel clinically reasons “special tests” for the shoulder
Author: Dr Rachel Chester
Dr Rachel Chester is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of East Anglia, and Freelance Physiotherapist at Sportsphysio, UEA Sportspark.
Rachel has worked clinically since 1987, mainly in musculoskeletal practice. This has been primarily within the NHS, also privately and abroad. Rachel has published in a number of musculoskeletal areas. In more recent years, Rachel's clinical and research interests have focussed on the assessment and rehabilitation of people with upper limb problems, in particular shoulder pain.