Alexander Technique for Back Pain. Back Pain Management Top 3 Tips.
Are you struggling with discomfort and pain? You’re not alone. Over 4 million people in Australia or (16% of the population) reported that they experienced back pain. 1 [see graph below]
A significant percentage of back pain occurs to people in their lower back. The initial injury often relates to the way people bend, carry and lift weight.
Unfortunately, many people have a recurrence of pain incidents whenever their lower back is irritated by bending or carrying.
Apart from the pain, that can be debilitating, the condition is exacerbated by not knowing why it is occurring; not having a clear treatment option; not knowing how many activities will have to be cancelled or missed out on because of the back pain.
Surgery, such as disc fusions, do not have a high efficacy rate and some people can find themselves at the same place or worse post-operation.
When back pain sufferers apply the Alexander Technique, a large percentage consistently report reduction in pain.2
The low-cost and non-invasive nature of Alexander Technique make it a viable option for people to try before undertaking the cost and invasiveness of major surgical intervention.
If you are struggling to make the bed, tie your shoes, sit and stand-why not find about the Alexander Technique?
Over the years I have worked with many hundreds of back pain sufferers. Almost all of them bend incorrectly. Most have very poor information about their spine and their back muscles. Most are over strained in the way they use their legs.
Although addressing these issues takes some time, because habits are hard to change, it can be a highly effective approach to management.
Ron Thomas from Blaxland had chronic neck pain for many years.
He says, “Once I became aware of my movements and my ability to make conscious decisions on how to move my neck pain eased. I have been pain free for some time now.”
Have a read of some of the material on this web site. Then why not come and have a first Alexander consultation. You might become yet another person who has been able to manage crippling back pain by applying constructive thoughtfulness to your movement.
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Follow the link below for access to three useful tips that you can use to manage neck and back pain. Alexander Technique can be helpful for a range of chronic conditions such as:
- Frozen shoulder
- Back and neck pain
- Tennis elbow
- Repetitive strain injuries (RSI)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tension headaches and more
Try these Alexander Technique & Back pain links
- bAlexander Technique & Back pain. Does it help?
- bAlexander Technique & Scoliosis
- bYoga and semi-supine
- Alexander Technique & Back Pain-Victorian Govt
- Randomised Controlled Study -British Medical Journal
- Alexander Technique & Sciatica
- Alexander Technique for back pain
- Alexander Technique and lower back pain
- kAlexander & Back pain article