The clinical reasoning of pain by experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapists.

  title={The clinical reasoning of pain by experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapists.},
  author={Keith M Smart and Catherine Doody},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  volume={12 1},
There is currently no research within Physiotherapy to explain the extent to which current theories and models of pain influence clinicians' reasoning related to clinical presentations of pain. The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate the clinical reasoning of experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapists in relation to three different presentations of pain. A qualitative multiple-case studies method was used in this study. A purposive sample of seven experienced musculoskeletal… CONTINUE READING
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