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A randomised controlled trial of spinal manipulative therapy in acute low back pain
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    Time to Rethink RCTs for Back Pain
    • B. Kim Humphreys, Professor for Chiropractic
    • Other Contributors:
      • Cynthia Peterson, Director Swiss Academy for Chiropractic, Bern

    Dear editor,

    We read with interest 'A randomised controlled trial of spinal manipulative therapy in acute back pain' by Peter Jüni, Markus Battaglia, Eveline Nüesch et al. in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (online 5 Sept, 2008). We congratulate the authors on their attempt to investigate the effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) in the routine clinical practice setting. We also congratulate the authors f...

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