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Anybody tried the Alexander Technique for backpain?

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Shoeshelpplease Fri 23-Aug-19 18:10:32

I have long term back pain and have been offered a place on an Alexander Technique workshop.

I would love to hear some real life examples of people who have attended such a thing and positive and / or negative outcomes.

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Footle Sat 24-Aug-19 14:46:11

Yes, years ago, very helpful. Changed some of my habits and improved my posture.

Apileofballyhoo Sat 24-Aug-19 14:49:44

My cousin was in terrible pain daily until he did Alexander Technique. It changed his life so much he trained as a practitioner himself.

I've been for one session for fun/stress/no specific problems and it's unlike anything else, I felt great afterwards.

Shoeshelpplease Sun 25-Aug-19 05:17:49

Thanks both, I think I might give it a go then! Nothing to loose and a bit of coaching on posture can't be harmful for anyone.

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allypally999 Sun 25-Aug-19 16:14:29

I paid for it privately and found it helpful ... certainly does no harm

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