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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
with greater ease and freedom.


           

 
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Medical Endorsements of the Alexander Technique:


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.

A Physican talks about the Alexander Technique for Pain Management
Dr. Theodore Steinman, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a pain management export, specializing in polycystic kidney disease. Dr Seinman talks with Robert Rickover about the the role the Alexander Technique can have in pain management. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

Applying Alexander Technique Principles for Recovery and Prevention of Chronic Pain in the Dental Profession
Dr Anikó Ball, BDSc, a dentist and Alexander Technique teacher trainee in Melbourne, Australia talks with Robert Rickover about ways in which the Technique can help Dentists and Hygienists do their work with greater ease and comfort. Anikó's website: Optimum Dental Posture Robert's website: AlexanderTechniqueNebraska.com More information about the Alexander Technique: AlexanderTechnique.com You can learn how to support this and other Alexander Technique websites at AlexTechExpress.com/support

An Instructor at the Harvard School of Medicine talks about her experience with the Alexander Technique
Dr. Eva Selhub, MD, teaches at the Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Walthan, Massachusetts. Dr. Selhub talks with Robert Rickover about her experience at an Alexander Technique workshpo.. Dr. Selhub's web site: DrSelhub.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

A retired pediatric surgeon talks about the benefits of the Alexander Technique
Dr. Susan Adelman, MD talks with Robert Rickover about her experiences as a student of the Alexander Technique and suggests a number of medical symptoms for which it may be useful. Susan now works as an artist in Ferndale, Michigan. Susan's website: artandjewelryofsue.com Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com.

The Alexander Technique and Efficient Breathing
Robert Rickover talks with Dr. John H. M. Austin, MD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the Columbia University Medical Center and internationally known chest radiologist, about a study he conducted with the late Pearl Ausubel, an Alexander Technique teacher in New York City, which showed that lessons in the Alexander Technique improve breathing capacity. Robert teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. More information about the Alexander Technique: alexandertechnique.com

 
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