An Alexander Technique Approach to Back Pain
This ebook uses the Alexander Technique principles of good posture and using your body well in activities to assist the person in back pain find a way to hurt less and less and potentially stop hurting all together. This ebook is filled with concepts that will help you explore what you’ve been doing posturally as you move or sit etc., and to assist you in finding a way to use your body, so that doing things is easier and kinder to the body. The topics are: What the Alexander Technique Has to Offer the Person in Back Pain; Posture: Standing, Sitting, and Lying Down; Seated, Sitting Down and Standing Up; Squatting, Picking Something Up, and Leg Press; Torso, Shoulders, and Breathing; Hands, Arms, and Shoulders; Direction (fully upright decompressed posture); Inhibition (letting go of bad habits); Back Back (not arching your back); Guided Whole Body Release; Trusting Yourself in the Things You Do; Truly Felt Pain is Intolerable; When You’re Not Doing Something, Don’t Continue to Do It; and Releasing Your Back Pain as a Gift to Yourself.
Ethan Kind is a former concert guitarist who used the Alexander Technique to heal carpal tunnel pain in his left wrist and never had physical problems on the guitar again. He has also been an athlete all of his life. Please contact Mr. Kind if you have any questions about this ebook, suggestions that would make this ebook clearer and more expansive, or suggestions for other ebooks that you would like to see him write about. Mr. Kind can be reached at www.ethankind.com and .
This book is 37 pages