Can Randomised Controlled Trials be Harming Physiotherapy? - Teach Me Physio

Evidence Based Practice is important in physiotherapy, there are factors that influence the results of RCT’s that we need to appreciate.

Patients are selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria but there overall symptoms, personality’s and past experiences can be wildly different.

Trying to give these very diverse patients that happen to meet the same inclusion. and exclusion criteria all the same treatment intervention, based on a group they’re randomised into, will heavily impact the effectiveness of the treatment.

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