Alexander Technique has been shown to help with certain chronic pains, like back and neck pain. It has also shown to be helpful in certain specific chronic conditions such as arthritis, Parkinsons’s Disease, and other neuro-muscular ailments. It has also shown some significantly positive effects for other chronic problems such as recurrent migraine headaches.
This proven method of self-care helps you to reduce chronic tensions and increase mobility, which aids in ongoing pain management. It gives you an understanding of your fundamental design and shows a way to move that will help you feel better, empowering you to manage yourself more effectively.
For an overview of the results of research on the value of the Alexander Technique, for example for minimising back pain, please click on these links to the American Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique and the UK Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique.