Less is more
I can't compete with the experience and knowledge of Dr Hegde, but
own narrow perspective as a physiotherapist, I can support his view point.
I have furrowed my plow lanes for 30 years and it is my experience
that passes for physiotherapy these days is non-evidenced based 'therapy-
Most of the time it works well, but not necessarily for the reasons
thinks it does. Often simple advice and reassurance can be life changing,
especially coming from extrovert clinicians who enjoy the luxury of a
patient contact time than the typical GP or hospital specialist. The fancy
add-ons may be less important, although often both therapist and the
fail to see this.
That said, over treatment in my humble opinion often reflects peer
rather than the widely held view of Internet-savvy patient pressure.
Competing interests: No competing interests