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Study Care Versus Usual Care for Acute Mechanical Lower Back Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00135239
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 25, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 17, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of British Columbia

No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2008
  Actual Study Completion Date : June 2008
Publications:
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