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Table 13: Mindfulness Post-SCI Pain

Discussion

In an RCT, Hearn and colleagues (2018) found that online mindfulness was effective in improving level of depression and pain catastrophizing compared to psychoeducation control group. However, no difference in average pain intensity was seen between the two groups.

Conclusion

There is level 1b evidence that mindfulness is no more effective than psychoeducation for improving post SCI pain.

  • Mindfulness is not effective at improving post SCI pain.