Category Archives: Alexander Technique

Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery II

Here are some excerpts from this 2016 book: From at least a dozen people, including actors, writers, and musicians, I’d heard that the Alexander Technique had made a big difference in their lives. Among the well-known adherents were Kenneth Branagh, … Continue reading

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Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery

Here are some excerpts from this 2016 book: Although chiropractors often tell patients that long-term treatment is essential, there is no evidence that ongoing chiropractic care of back pain (or any other symptom or disorder) is effective. The Cochrane Collaboration … Continue reading

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Staying Free Of Crippling Pain Requires The Maintenance Of My Spiritual/Physical/Psychological Condition

About six months ago, my back went out on me and I was bedridden for three days. During the first two days, I almost called 9-1-1 several times because it was a herculean task to stand up and to seat … Continue reading

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Recovery

When I collapsed into six years of largely bedridden Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) between 21-27 (1988-1994), my peers fled from me (while most people in the second half displayed considerable empathy towards me). I gradually realized that fear of illness … Continue reading

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Alexander Technique & Race

Pete* emails: With your quick mind, Mr. Ford, undoubtedly it already has occurred to you that practical neurophysiology must have some relation to the peculiar Caucasid body-brain distortion identified by the deep theory of the races and explained elsewhere on … Continue reading

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