Dr. Jack Stern, MD is a neurosurgeon in White Plains, New York specializing in spine neurosurgery. He is also a faculty member of the Yale University School of Medicine. In this interview, Dr. Stern talks with Robert Rickover about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for people suffering from back pain who want to avoid surgery. Dr. Stern is regularly cited by New York Magazine as one of the top ten doctors in New York. Dr. Stern's website: safespinesurgery.com Robert teaches the Alexander Technique in Lincoln, Nebraska and Toronto, Canada. Robert's website: alexandertechniquenebraska.com. For more information about the Alexander Technique, including links to a major back pain study that showed the effectiveness of the Technique, and information on finding a teacher anywhere in the world: alexandertechnique.com.