For this blog post, I read Patient Expectations of Treatment for Back Pain: A Systematic Review of Qualitative and Quantitative Studies by Verbeek et al (1). This was another one of those studies that I came across for a school assignment but didn’t make the time to critique/read properly. I wanted to know how qualitative […]
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Research Review #2: Why do patients come to see us?
Someone challenged me with this question in the past. I think this is a great question because our treatment should be tailored towards what the patient wants. I think the most common belief among therapists and patients themselves is that patients come to see us because of pain. If that’s true, then our treatment should […]