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The Inherent Problems With Randomized Controlled Trials

Chiro.Org Blog: From the point of view of clinical practice, however, especially in areas in which physical treatments are applied, the principles of fastidious treatments and blinding begin to wear thin and in a few recent examples regarding spinal manipulation, appear to have fallen apart completely. This difficulty is by no means confined to physical treatments, as the literature pertaining to the use of medications has also suggested that the inexperienced use and/or uncritical acceptance of the results of RCTs can lead to confusion. […]