Tag Archives: low back pain

Dr. Fishman cites the AT, again.

This time in the Huffington Post, while looking at the rising cost of healthcare.

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Study on the Diaphragm and Low Back Pain

I found this study to be an interesting look at what could be part of the reason why the Alexander Technique and the Art of Breathing work has such a impact for so many with low back issues!

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AT mentioned in Huffington Post Article by Loren Fishman

Click to read the Dec. 7th Huffington Post article featuring the Alexander Technique: “Mix and Match Several Alternative Therapies to Ease Back Pain” Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins sites AT in health alerts

Johns Hopkins recently sited the Alexander Technique in their Health Alerts. Continue reading

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Oprah magazine features the Alexander Technique

In April 2009, following the BMJ study on the Alexander Technique, O magazine included this article about the Alexander Technique:  http://www.oprah.com/health/A-Cure-for-Back-Pain-The-Alexander-Technique.

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British Medical Journal study on AT for treatment of chronic and recurrent back pain

In 2008 the British Medical Journal released this study that found the Alexander Technique to be effective in treating chronic and recurrent back-pain. To see the full excerpt in the BMJ online: http://www.bmj.com/content/337/bmj.a884.full  

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Video on BMJ study

An informative video about the British Medical Journal Study. Click each link below to see these two videos on YouTube. Continue reading

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Alexander Technique featured on NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR’s morning edition featured the Alexander Technique on their March 28, 2011 show. The story was called “Alexander Technique: A Balm For Back Pain?” Click here to read or listen to the story.

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British Medical Journal Study Finds Alexander Technique effective for Back Pain

In a randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage for chronic and recurrent back pain, the British Medical Journal found the Alexander Technique most effective. Click here to read the article in BMJ.

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Amira interviewed about the parallels between the Alexander Technique and Acupuncture/TCM

Amira was interviewed by Robert Rickover for BodyLearning Podcasts about the connections she sees between the underlying concepts of the Alexander Technique and Traditional Chinese Medicine; and how the two systems can complement each other Continue reading

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