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The Alexander Technique

A podcast devoted to all aspects of the Alexander Technique, a method
of learning how to release harmful tension and perform all your activities
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The Alexander Technique and Back Pain:

Back Pain help using the Alexander Technique: The British Medical Journal Study
Dr. Paul Little MD is Professor of Primary Care Research at Southampton University in England and was the lead Investigator of a recent large scale study that concluded that the Alexander Technique is an effective method of helping people with chronic and recurrent back pain. The study was published in 2008 in the British Medical Journal. Dr. Little summarizes the study and gives suggestions for back pain sufferers and for primary care physicians who treat people with back pain. Dr. Little is interviewed by Robert Rickover, an Alexander Technique teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. For more information about the Alexander Technique, including links to the back pain study and information on finding a teacher anywhere in the world: alexandertechnique.com.

A Neurosurgeon talks about the benefits of the Alexander Technique for Back Pain Sufferers
Dr. Jack Stern, MD is a neurosurgeon in White Plains, New York specializing in spine neurosurgery. He is also a faculty member of the Yale School of Medicine. In this interview, Dr. Stern talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for people suffering from back pain who want to avoid surgery. Dr. Stern is regularly cited by New York Magazine as one of the top ten doctors in New York. Dr. Stern's website: safespinesurgery.com Robert teaches the Alexander Technique in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. For more information about the Alexander Technique, including links to a major back pain study that showed the effectiveness of the Alexander Technique, and information on finding a teacher anywhere in the world: alexandertechnique.com.

The Alexander Technique: A Balm for Back Pain
Josephine Gray, an Alexander Technique teacher in San Francisco is interviewed by Sarah Varney, the Health Reporter for NPR station KQED in San Francisco, and has been made available here with the kind permission of National Public Radio. Josephine's website: alexandertechnique.com/josephinegray For more information about the Alexander Technique, including links to a major UK back pain study that showed the effectiveness of the Alexander Technique, and information on finding an Alexander teacher anywhere in the world: alexandertechnique.com.

An Alexander Technique student talks about how the Alexander Technique helped her alleviate her long-standing backpain
Wendy Coblentz talks with Robert Rickover about the many mainstream and alternative healing methods she explored before finding the Alexander Technique. She has written a book about about her experiences. Wendy's Alexander teacher is John Baron, a teacher in Sausalito, California. John's website: johnabaron.com Wendy's website - where you can learn more about her book: WendyCoblentz.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

 

 
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