Critical thinking skills offer best care to patients

Dr. F. Todd Wetzel, NASS President, told NASS attendees that spine care providers must get back to using effective critical thinking skills if they are to offer the best care of their patients. He asked attendees why with all the technology averrable for analysis how is it we haven't been able to figure out how to effectively treat low back pain. He feels because we have moved away form the scientific method.  He states then profession need to develop a rational strategy to analyze data and create a sound plan and they key to this is critical thinking.