35 Results for tag: Back pain Brighton

Hassan’s Story after 20 years of back pain -“This was the therapy I had needed all those years”

This is Hassan's story after just 9 sessions: In his own words - "Since my adolescence, I have suffered from a degenerative wear and tear arthritic disease in my spine, which has given me constant lower back pain for more than 20 years. Although I had heard of the Alexander Technique, I hadn't taken it seriously and ... More

Daniel’s chronic back pain

Daniel came to me with with chronic lower back pain. He wasn't even able to sit on a chair in his first session. Tricky I thought so we worked with getting him more balanced on his feet, lying on a table in the classic semi supine position ( which he loves as it eleviates the pain) and leaning against a wall. At ... More

Louisa’s story – shoulder and upper back pain

Louisa has been suffering from upper back and shoulder pain for some time. This is what she had to say after some Alexander lessons with me: "I had constant upper back and shoulder pain prior to contacting Mark. I knew the problem was postural - borne from sitting at a computer all day - but I didn’t know quite how to ... More

Hope for back pain sufferers.

Back pain is the biggest cause of sickness absence in the UK and lower back pain affects 7 in 10 people at some time in their lives. A study published online by the British Medical Journal, referring to a trial with over 500 patients, offers some hope. Professor Paul Little of Southampton's faculty of medicine ... More

‘Quality of life increased enormously’ – Daily Mail article

  THE CURE: Alexander Technique. HOW OFTEN: A course of 24 lessons, then daily. HOW IT WORKS: Regular activity has long been known to ease chronic back pain, but a study published in the British Medical Journal in 2008 suggested the popular postural awareness therapy Alexander Technique could ... More