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Links & References

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STAT

The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique 


https://alexandertechnique.co.uk/

  

HMSA

Hypermobility Syndromes Association 


http://hypermobility.org/ 

 

BMJ

British Medical Journal back pain trial videos 

Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of-ofDaWS3g 

Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCCpgyfCwBU 


Little et al. (2008)

‘Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain’ British Medical Journal, 337.


Summary: The randomised trial demonstrated that 24 lessons in the Alexander Technique led to a reduction in number of days in pain from 21 to 3 days per month. And there were longer term benefits of lessons, one year later. 


MacPhearson et al. (2015)

‘Alexander Technique Lessons or Acupuncture Sessions for Persons With Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Trial’ Annals of Internal Medicine, 163. 


Summary:

A large clinical trial found significant reductions in neck pain and associated disability after 20 Alexander Technique lessons, one year after lessons.   

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NICE Guidelines

'Parkinson's disease in adults' www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng71

Database of further research

Comprehensive summaries of published research on the Alexander Technique can be found here https://alexandertechnique.co.uk/alexander-technique/research 

Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council Register