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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Physical therapy treatments for low back pain in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis

  • Inmaculada Calvo-Muñoz1Email author,
  • Antonia Gómez-Conesa1 and
  • Julio Sánchez-Meca2
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:55

Received: 29 December 2012

Accepted: 30 January 2013

Published: 2 February 2013

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Original Submission
29 Dec 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Federico Balagué
22 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wolfgang Viechtbauer
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Inmaculada Calvo-Munoz
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
2 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-55

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Espinardo Campus, University of Murcia
Department of Basic Psychology and Methodology, University of Murcia