Study: the Alexander Technique relieves chronic back pain

Southampton – the Alexander Technique, a form of body therapy for the prevention of postural and movement disorders, can increase the number of pain-free days for those suffering from Lumbago (back pain).This is the conclusion drawn by a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ 2008; 337; a884)

(Randomized controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain)
Prof. Paul Little et al, Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, University of Southampton
British Medical Journal, 2008 (BMJ 2008;337;a884 doi:10.1136/bmj.a884)

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Article (german) about the study from as PDF file: presse-2008-08-22aerzteblatt.pdf (26 KB)

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