Category Archives: Alexander Technique

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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The F. Matthias Alexander Story – It Ain’t Necessarily So

Robert Rickover, the son of the creator of America’s nuclear navy, operates AlexanderTechnique.com. He’s also an Alexander teacher, like Jeremy Chance, who often thinks outside of the box (such as teaching by Skype, Up With Gravity, etc) and is willing … Continue reading

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