"I never thought I could do that...."
Outcomes from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling.
European Journal of Integrative Medicine 17 (2018)
Conclusion: The intervention had a positive impact on falls-related and physical skills, and psychological well-being. This supports its potential as a useful intervention for older people with a fear of falling, larger scale studies are merited.
Alexander Technique Lessons or Acupuncture Sessions for Persons With Chronic Neck Pain
Annals of Internal Medicine (2015)
Conclusion: Acupuncture sessions and Alexander Technique lessons boht led to significant reduction in neck pain and associated disability compared with usual care at 12 months. Enhanced self-efficacy may partially explain why longer-term benefits were sustained.
Functional Reach Improvement in Normal Older Women After Alexander Technique Instruction
Journal of Gerontology (1999)
Conclusion: AT instruction may be effective in improving balance and thereby reducing the incidence of falls in normal older women.
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