Alexander Technique Lessons, Acupuncture Sessions or usual care for patients with chronic neck pain (ATLAS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Hugh Macpherson, Helen E Tilbrook, Stewart J Richmond, Karl Atkin, Kathleen Ballard, Martin Bland, Janet Eldred, Holly N Essex, Ann Hopton, Harriet Lansdown, Usman Muhammad, Steve Parrott, David Torgerson, Aniela Wenham, Julia Woodman, Ian Watt

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Chronic neck pain is a common condition in the adult population. More research is needed to evaluate interventions aiming to facilitate beneficial long-term change. We propose to evaluate the effect of Alexander Technique lessons and acupuncture in a rigorously conducted pragmatic trial with an embedded qualitative study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2013

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