Applications - Workplace

"Alexander's work is of first class importance and investigation by the medical profession is imperative."

British Medical Journal
It is very common to hear complaints of neck, shoulder and back tension, RSI and the like as a result of the demands of the modern workplace. Some of this is undoubtedly affected by office furniture, though much of this is designed to be adjustable and can be considerably adapted to suit our needs. However, Alexander once commented that if there were such a thing as a perfect chair, it would differ for each person, and they would have to take it with them everywhere they went!

What is generally overlooked is that the way we use ourselves has enormous bearing on the way we adapt to our surroundings, and by learning how to recognise and prevent our habitual patterns of postural behaviour, we can approach our work environment in a very different way.