This essential guide draws on many of the principles of the Alexander Technique, a practical way of releasing muscular tension throughout the body. Arguing that the root cause of back pain stems primarily from poor postural habits while performing everyday actions, Richard Brennon offers new ways of performing daily activities. By working through simple exercises, this book will help you reduce muscular tension and stress on the bones and joints – and make your life pain free! Current figures estimate 80 per cent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lifetime, with it being the third most common reason people visit their doctor. Back in Balance helps you to discover the cause of your individual back pain, offering life-changing insights into how your posture and movements may be having a detrimental effect on your health, as well as effective and lasting solutions to your suffering.