Good Thing Alexander Wasn’t a Skeptic

On Neurological Blog, Dr. Novella   pooh-poohs “…complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) or “integrative” medicine – the essence of which is the wholesale abandonment of the standard of care in favor of wishful thinking and magic.”  This is quite surprising.  Because of some technical error I couldn’t read the entire post, nor could I leave a comment on his blog, but if I could I’d point out that early in the 20th century “chiropractic”  was considered nonsensical pseudoscientific balderdash.  Physicians at the time said it was an abandonment of scientific principles.  Also, the Alexander Technique (Wikipedia), which I have personally had fantastic results with, is often characterized by Skeptics as a load of pseudoscientific trash.  Too bad for those Skeptics!  (The point of this blog post title is that if F. Mathias Alexander was a skeptic, he would have never been open-minded enough to invent the Alexander Technique!)

Click for a 3 min. Video on the Alexander Technique