Why do we often treat back pain in a different way than many complaints of the extremities?
In a fantastic editorial, international heavyweights in musculoskeletal therapy call for an approach that goes beyond the body regions and focuses on the patient as a whole.
But how far are we from this in practice today? What about qualifications, e.g. in the fields of “communication” and “biopsychosocial management”?
To what extent does the health care system support structures that we should actually leave behind? Who is funding “high value care”?