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    Belinda Child Alexander Technique in Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire teaches a natural, scientifically supported method for pain management and relief. I use the Alexander Technique to help you achieve holistic health without the need for medication or equipment. Visit this page regularly for news, articles and the latest research.

  • News

    TalkBack, issue 1 | 2016 (BackCare)

    Apr 25, 2016

    TalkBack is the quarterly magazine of BackCare, serving those with a personal or professional interest in back pain with news, views and edu...See More

    Analysis: Head poise and speed

    May 2, 2016

    Positioning your eyes properly is beneficial for speed and Jessica Ennis-Hill might benefit from adjusting her line of vision, suggests Dr Sean Carey .. Read More

    Alan Rickman Embodied an Imperfect Character with a “Perfect Voice”

    January 14, 2016

    Alan Rickman’s filmography and theatrical endeavors — both as an actor and director — are towering achievements. But it’s inarguable that while everyone might have their separate favorite Alan Rickman moments ... Read More

    Is your child sitting uncomfortably? Then we’ll begin

    Apr 19, 2015

    Those hard stacking chairs found in classrooms across the country may be giving schoolchildren bad backs. So one woman is campaigning to make lessons less painful...Read More

    Bend and Stretch

    Oct 14, 2015

    Dental professionals are plagued by bad backs, sore necks and aching shoulders, but Frank Leggett discovers there are effective ways to gain relief and prevent pain. Read More

    Explainer: can you cure bad posture?

    Oct 26, 2015

    Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”. Read More

    Sameena's story – using the Alexander technique for neck pain​

    Dr Sameena Akbar, a clinical psychologist, had been suffering with chronic neck pain since the late 90s. Read More

    Acupuncture and Alexander Technique ease chronic neck pain better than usual care

    Nov 2, 2015

    In a randomized, controlled trial, both acupuncture and the Alexander Technique led to long-term significant reductions in neck pain and associated disability compared with usual care alone. The study is published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More

    Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation

    Dec 11, 2008

    How does the Alexander Technique work? What are the authors findings about the clinical and cost effectiveness of the treatment? Read More

    Think only adults get bad backs? Meet the children crippled by modern life thanks to spending up to SEVEN HOURS a day on laptops and iPads​

    March 24, 2016

    After a long day at his desk, Hashim Khan loves nothing better than to unwind with a hot shower and massage to ease his aching back and neck. Read More

    Touching Lives by Sue Laurie​

    Touching Lives: Memoirs of an Alexander Technique working with the RSC and National Theatre - by Sue Laurie.​.. Read More