Neck Pain Patient Decision Aid: Step 5

This page is part of the 'Should I receive manual therapy and exercise for my neck pain?: A patient decision aid' resource for patients. Please see the main project page for further information, or proceed to Step 5 below to ddetermine if you have what you need to make your decision.


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Knowledge

Find out how well this decision aid helped you learn the key facts: 

1. Manual therapy and exercise can provide pain relief and improved function:

□ True
□ False

2. The combination of manual therapy and exercise provides better long-term results than exercise alone:

□ True
□ False

3. Side effects of manual therapy and exercise are common and serious

□ True
□ False

4. Mild neck pain that has been present for less than 6 weeks is likely to get better without treatment:

□ True
□ False

(Answers are below)

Do you know enough about the benefits and side effects of receiving manual therapy and exercise?

□ Yes
□ No

Values

Are you clear about which benefits and side effects matter most to you?

□ Yes
□ No

Support

Do you have enough support and advice from others to make a choice?

□ Yes
□ No

Certainty/Uncertainty

Do you feel sure about the choice best for you?

□ Yes
□ No


Answers

1. True, 2. False, 3. False, 4. True