Firstly, I would like to thank Roger Kerry, Associate Professor at Nottingham University (@RogerKerry1) for the inspiration for this post whose content has been derived from his and his colleagues’ work.
I would like to explore what guides our (physiotherapists’) decision-making in the context of understanding concepts. One part of our decision-making processes usually comes from some sort of evidence. Evidence is based upon the testing of a hypothesis which in itself is grounded in theory or a concept. If we have difficulty in clarifying the underlying concept how can we substantiate a sound hypothesis? If we can not substantiate a sound hypothesis, how can we substantiate evidence? (more…)