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This study found that the trial of the Alexander technique and supervised physiotherapy exercises in back pain was feasible and that these interventions may provide clinically important benefits in back pain.

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Paul Little,1,* Beth Stuart,1 Maria Stokes,2 Carolyn Nicholls,3 Lisa Roberts,2 Stephen Preece,4 Tim Cacciatore,5 Simon Brown,2 George Lewith,1 Adam Geraghty,1 Lucy Yardley,6 Gilly O’Reilly,1 Caroline Chalk,7 Debbie Sharp,8 Peter Smith,9 

1 Primary Care and Population Sciences Group, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
2 Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
3 Brighton Alexander Technique College, Brighton, UK
4 School of Health Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, UK
5 Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
6 School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
7 Bristol Alexander School, Bristol, UK
8 Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
9 Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
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