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Human Studies

2022 Nov 04

Physiother Theory Pract

Patient experiences of referral practices and primary care physiotherapy for chronic nonspecific low back pain.


Boyle EM, Evans K, Coates S, Fary RE, Bennell K, Sterling M, Rebbeck T, Beales DJ
Physiother Theory Pract. 2022 Nov 04:1-17.
PMID: 36331383.


Low back pain (LBP) clinical practice guidelines recommend referral for patients with persistent LBP however discordance persists between recommended care and implementation in practice. Understanding patient experiences of referral practices and physiotherapy care could be important for optimizing LBP management in primary care settings.