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Alexander Technique helps relieve lower back pain

You can reduce or get rid of back pain with the Alexander Technique by becoming aware of your balance, posture and movement patterns. By retraining your usual movement patterns you can release unwanted tension and pain.

Lower back pain is the single biggest cause for days off work and one of the most common reasons for visiting a GP. There are bio-mechanical principles that govern movement and these principles are what you are taught.

On 29th August 2008 the British Medical Journal published the results of the ATEAM trial - a scientific randomised controlled trial - that proved that one-to-one lessons in the Alexander Technique significantly reduced back pain as compared with massage, exercise and GP care. The days in pain were significantly reduced and mobility and functioning increased.