Janet Gibbons MSTAT

Alexander Technique ~ Crowborough, East Sussex

Evidence & Research

There is a huge amount of published research about the efficacy of the Alexander Technique in many areas, including back, neck and other pain, osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s, posture, ergonomics, balance, movement & co-ordination, musical performance and general wellbeing.

I have included some studies here, but for more details about other areas, use the STAT Research Listings search facility.

To date, one large randomised controlled clinical trial and two smaller studies have been conducted to evaluate the outcome of Alexander lessons for people with persistent neck pain:

1) The large randomised controlled trial called ATLAS (Alexander Technique Lessons or Acupuncture Sessions for people with chronic neck pain). Several papers have been published on the results. Read about:

2) A smaller trial assessing the effect of Alexander lessons for people with persistent neck pain

3) A pilot study of group Alexander teaching for people with persistent neck pain


Alexander Technique & Performance

Alexander Technique, Sports & Fitness

Alexander Technique, Education & Children