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Back Injuries; Pain, Back 

Alexander Technique 

Back pain is a symptom that can arise from many causes. It can range from a dull, annoying ache to absolute agony. Many cases of back pain are caused by stresses on the muscles and ligaments that support the spine. Sedentary jobs and lifestyles may create a vulnerability to this type of stress or damage. Obesity, which increases both the weight on the spine and the pressure on the discs, is another factor. Strenuous sports such as football and gymnastics can also damage the back.

Alexander Technique is an educational discipline practiced to prevent the physical decline caused by habituated mannerisms. Learning it can lead the way to improved sensory discrimination, a greater awareness of body, mind and the connection between the two, along with ease of movement. Additionally, practioners often report that it gives them an enhanced ability to clarify their thinking. The medium of study is one's own sense of kinesthesia or proprioception, which is the sense used to interna...


Back Pain as related to Alexanders Technique