Determining the effectiveness of Alexander Technique lessons versus massage therapy and exercise for patients with chronic or recurrent back pain.
Research study published in Chest Medical Journal. First scientific study of the Alexander Technique and respiratory function using control subjects. The results show statistically significant improvement in standard measures of respiratory function after a course of Alexander lessons. Study author J.H. Austin considered it as “the most important paper I have ever written.”
Looking at Alexander Technique teachers alongside age-matched control subjects, this study measured resistance in the hips, trunk, and neck to very slow twisting during standing, to quantify postural tone.
An experiment in the therapeutic value of the Alexander Technique for relieving chronic back pain, with findings that suggest an improvement in pain management and overall quality of life for students of the Technique.
Exploring the differences between how trained Alexander Technique teachers rise from chairs versus untrained adults in relation to postural stiffness.
How the Alexander Technique has been used worldwide to prevent occupational risk.
A comparison of Alexander Technique teachers versus healthy untrained adults to achieve smoother, more continuous, and efficient movement.
A study on the potential of the Alexander Technique to help people with Parkinson’s in short and long term.
The first randomized controlled trial to examine the effect of adding acupuncture or Alexander Technique exercises to usual care for chronic neck pain.