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Back Trouble: A New Approach to Prevention and Recovery (Alexaner Technique) [Paperback]

Deborah Caplan
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  • Paperback: 201 pages
  • Publisher: Triad Publishing Company (1 Sep 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0937404268
  • ISBN-13: 978-0937404263
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.5 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 456,718 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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32 of 35 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Paperback
This book does a great job to educate about how the body functions, with emphasis on helping those with back pain. It is an excellent integration of the Alexander approach with physical therapy to aide in recovery, and better lifetime function.The illustrations are very helpful. As a physical therapist, I recommend this book to all of my patients with Back Trouble.
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Should sell like hot cakes 17 Aug 2005
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Format:Paperback
I was recommended this book by my Alexander Teacher. Since then I have purchased it once for myself, once for a friend and once to lend out to people until they buy their own. It is an invaluable guide and has made an enormous difference to my life and outlook. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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I had heard about the Alexander Technique from my doctor, having had chronic muscular back pain from a young age and been unable to find relief from physio or chiropractors. I borrowed a couple of books on the technique from the library and found them to be interesting with useful hints, but not really being able to see how that was directly going to benefit me. I bought this book on a whim because I read some good reviews, and what a difference!

This book by Deborah Caplan is something that I would (and have) highly recommended to everyone I know, back pain sufferers or not. I found myself reading through and realising that so much of it applied to me, and so far I don't know anyone who hasn't found something relevant in there for themselves.

I have always had a very active lifestyle, playing physical sports, caring for large animals, carrying heavy bags around and working at a copmuter desk 9-5. What this book has taught me is that I can still do these activities, and often better than I was previously able, by slightly modifying my posture and mentality around how I use my body. But even more so, it's the changes in seemingly insignificant, every day activities that has really amazed me and, I think, made the most difference to my pain. Every time I get the chance I tell people about relaxing back and neck muscles when you clean your teeth! This seems such a small, mundane thing but I honestly think it's realising this sort of incorrect learned behaviour that has made such a difference to me. I use the semi-supine position daily and find it immensely therapeutic and both physically and mentally rewarding. Even if I've overused my back, I know I can look forwards to straightening things out with this brief daily exercise.
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5.0 out of 5 stars If you have back trouble this is for you... 3 May 2014
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The Back Trouble book covers just about every kind of back ache there is, and gives good easy to follow advice on how to get relief and/or accommodate your problem. An excellent volume.
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By Bregis
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This item was delivered well within the forecasted timescale. Always a plus. I find the book very easy to read and the instructions inside are excellent and they are very gentle. To be recommended.
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