Because anxiety accompanies so many medical conditions, some serious, it is extremely important for the doctor to uncover any medical problems or medications that might underlie or be masked by an anxiety attack. The doctor will perform a physical examination and ask about the patients medical and personal history.
The patient should describe any occurrence of anxiety disorders or depression in the family and mention any other contributing factors, such as excessive caffeine use, recent...Read more
About 10 years ago, the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK) was developed and validated. It is a scale used to measure fear of movement or reinjury... Read more »