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Low back pain: Author's reply

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 22 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:232
  1. Cathy Speed (, honorary consultant in rheumatology and sports medicine
  1. Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ

    EDITOR—Bamji's views reflect the ongoing active discussion on the contribution of the sacroiliac joint to pain in this region. Although, as he points out, the sacroiliac joint has extreme mechanical strength, it exists within the pelvic ring; instability at the symphysis …

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