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‘Overdiagnosis’ / ‘overtreating’– relevant in sports physio/medicine?

In this podcast, Prof. Peter O’Sullivan discusses some key issues regarding low back pain with Prof. Karim Khan (editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine).

 

“We can massively create health problems” warns Prof O’Sullivan speaking about the way clinicians may explain pathology to patients. If not explained appropriately, MRI and other imaging can have a negative effect on a patient’s perception of injury.

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