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Effectiveness of mat Pilates or equipment-based Pilates in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Maurício Antônio da Luz1, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa12, Fernanda Ferreira Fuhro3, Ana Carolina Taccolini Manzoni3, Naiane Teixeira Bastos de Oliveira1 and Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral1*

Author Affiliations

1 Universidade Cidade de São Paulo, Rua Cesário Galeno 475, São Paulo, 03071-000, Brazil

2 Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia

3 Physical Therapy Department, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013, 14:16  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-16

Published: 9 January 2013

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Appendix 1. Description of Pilates exercises in the treatment of low back pain.

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