Care Pathway for the Management of Chronic Tension-type Headaches

Assess the prognostic factors


Assess the prognostic factors for delayed recovery. Most patients recover from their injury. Patients with the following prognostic factors may have a higher risk for delayed recovery:

  • depression

  • passive coping strategies

  • job dissatisfaction

  • high disability levels

  • disputed compensation claims 

  • somatization

Does the patient have poor prognostic factors?