Back and neck pain
Relief for back pain

The Alexander Technique has been scientifically proven to relieve chronic back pain more effectively than exercise prescription, massage, or behavioural counselling. 

A Southampton University study, published in the British Medical Journal and funded by the NHS, covered 579 people and 64 General Practices.

They found that Alexander lessons provided most relief from back pain, and remained the most effective after 12 months.


What is the Alexander Technique?

Other recommendations highlighting the benefits for back pain sufferers are shown below.

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“[People who had] 6 or 24 Alexander technique lessons had significantly decreased... back pain. The greatest improvement was seen in the 24-lesson group.

- NHS Choices

 

 Dr Jack Stern MD, spinal neurosurgeon

Dr Jack Stern MD, spinal neurosurgeon

97% of people with back pain could benefit by learning the Alexander Technique - it is only a very small minority of back pain sufferers that require medical intervention such as surgery.”

Listen here to Dr Stern discussing the benefits of the Alexander Technique for back pain sufferers.

“Alexander Technique: the great curer of back pain”

The Daily Telegraph

“The Alexander technique can be an effective long-term treatment for back pain.”

- BBC News


SO MANY PEOPLE CONTINUE TO SUFFER THE SAME SYMPTOMS WHILE PURSUING THE SAME TREATMENTS TIME AND AGAIN.

LEARNING THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE OPENS UP A WHOLE NEW AND UNTAPPED REALM OF POSSIBILITY, RATHER THAN SIMPLY REPEATING THE SAME OLD CYCLE.


  Henry Ford

Henry Ford

“If you do what you’ve always done you’ll get what you’ve always got.”