The Alexander Technique can help with a range of different problems and some research has been done into the effects of taking Alexander Technique lessons. Some of them are detailed here and for other areas of research there is the link to ‘further research’ at the bottom of this page.
Back Pain - Major Clinical Trial
The major clinical trail published in The British Medical Journal in 2008 found that one to one lessons in The Alexander Technique from STAT registered teachers have long term benefits for patients with chronic back pain.
Visit the British Medical Journal Website to read more about this research and watch the video here.
Studies conducted to evaluate the outcome of Alexander lessons for people with persistent neck pain.
Lessons in the Alexander Technique are likely to lead to sustained benefit for people with Parkinson's disease.
Several studies have assessed the effect of Alexander lessons for people with generalised chronic pain.
The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) is committed to furthering research in all fields into the effects of taking Alexander Technique lessons. Click here for more information about this
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