Caring for people with chronic musculoskeletal pain — a paradigm shift to solve a 'super wicked problem'

Lauren Finestone

A new approach to manage chronic musculoskeletal needs many scheme participants to commit to a ‘paradigm shift’.

The global delivery of musculoskeletal (MSK) care has been described as a ‘super wicked problem’. That’s because of these factors: Low-value care is funded despite evidence of (underfunded) higher-value, lower-risk, reduced cost care Patients, health care workers, insurers, educators and the media don’t well understand non-traumatic MSK pain — resulting in expectations of a quick fix Fragmentation among those wh...

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Published 08 September, 2022 | Updated 13 September, 2022