correction and the Alexander Technique can stop your back
New Approach to
Prevention and Recovery
back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain! Based on the Alexander
Technique, Back Trouble shows
how to turn everyday movements into practical therapy. 200
drawings and photos make it easy to follow the simple explanations.
You will learn how to use your
body correctly in all your daily activities, which can help
prevent new back problems, and it can help prevent a recurrence
of an earlier problem.
Here is a medically recognized
alternative or addition to injections, ice packs, heat,
ultrasound, bed rest, medication and surgery. Can also help
arthritis, pinched nerves, body tension, whiplash, sciatica
and disc trouble.
pp, 200 illustrations, glossary, index.
ISBN 0-937404-26-8 (1987, 2000), paperback, $17.95
royalties from sales of Back Trouble are being donated to
the American Center for the Alexander Technique.)
Your Back Pain and How You Use Your Back
Understanding the Alexander Technique
The Four Concepts of Good Use
Low Back Pain
Shoulder and Upper Back Pain
Positions We All Get Into
Breathing Correctly To Ease Back Pain
Emergency Treatment for the Back About To Go into
What About Supportive Collars and Corsets?
Healing Exercises for the Low Back
Concerning Running, Swimming, Golf, and Other Sports
The Performing Artist's Dilemma
Pregnancy and Back Pain
over 50 years, Deborah Caplan successfully applied
the Alexander Technique to back care. A physical therapist,
she was a founding member of the American Center for the
Alexander Technique and senior faculty member of the teacher
have found a terrific relief from the usual lower back pain
I've had." --JIM DINE, ARTIST
techniques are remarkably effective in the treatment and
prevention of back and neck disorders."
P. BURKS, M.D., SURGEON
find the Alexander Technique enormously helpful -- and fun,
too!" --JOEL GREY, ACTOR
. . striking improvements in blood pressure, depth of sleep,
mental alertness, overall cheerfulness. "
--NIKOLAAS TINBERGEN, NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSIOLOGY/MEDICINE