European Spine Journal

, Volume 27, Issue 11, pp 2894–2897 | Cite as

Reply to the Letter to the Editor of S. Birch et al. concerning “Clinical practice guidelines for the management of nonspecific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview” by Oliveira CB, Maher CG, Pinto RZ, Traeger AC, Lin CWC, Chenot JF, van Tulder M, Koes BW (2018) Eur Spine J;

  • Crystian B. Oliveira
  • Chris G. Maher
  • Rafael Z. Pinto
  • Bart W. KoesEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Fisioterapia, Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)Presidente PrudenteBrazil
  2. 2.Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical SchoolUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Institute for Musculoskeletal HealthSydney Local Health DistrictSydneyAustralia
  4. 4.Department of Physical TherapyUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)Belo HorizonteBrazil
  5. 5.Department of General PracticeErasmus Medical CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Center for Muscle and HealthUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark

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