Critical Thinking

I don’t know… | The Sports Physio – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

I don’t know… | The Sports Physio Whether you like to admit it or not uncertainty exists in ALL aspects of ALL healthcare, especially when dealing with pain. There is uncertainty in our assessments, diagnoses, prognoses, and of course our treatments. Being uncertain in healthcare occurs a lot, yet conversely, not many healthcare professionals are willing to admit or talk about it. And that’s perfectly natural as when we are faced with any uncertainty it makes us feel deeply uncomfortable, awkward,…

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Three dangerous words… | The Sports Physio – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Three dangerous words… | The Sports Physio There is a saying in many professions that three of the most dangerous words used are ‘in my experience’ as relying on it can cause some big problems. However, I also think there are another three words being used a lot recently that can be just as dangerous, these are ‘research has shown’! Over the past few decade’s healthcare has been trying to move away from individual experience-based practice to a more scientific evidence-based practice, in…

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