Back pain trial: results

The group who did best were those who had 24 Alexander lessons. After 1 year, the individuals who had received Alexander lessons had significantly less back pain than the other groups. The average number of days of back pain in a 4-week period was:

  • Usual GP care group: 21 days
  • Massage group: 14 days
  • 6 Alexander lessons group: 11 days
  • 24 Alexander lessons group: 3 days

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