Archives: Testimonials

Trav from Fightsmart.com

The book Back Mechanic completely altered the course of my athletic career, and inherently my life. Mondays are Jiu Jitsu days. Usually, on Monday nights, I would experience crippling post Jiu Jitsu back pain, and often have an incredibly difficult time sleeping. This pain would persist through Wednesday, which is another Jiu Jitsu day, thus […]

Taylor Ritzel, Olympic games Gold Medalist

When I saw Professor McGill, I was feeling frustrated, defeated and burned out after having dealt with numerous rib fractures and little to no guidance or support. Not only did he help me tremendously in understanding proper mechanics and where my weak spots were, but he helped me continue to row pain free and elongate […]

Rachel Kemner, Rancher

I am excited to tell you I rode a horse today near Moran, WY. 
I wish I could truly express my emotions but can’t.
 I am most grateful for your help, and your book, Back Mechanic.
 Thank you again for helping me restore my health to as best as can be.

David Laid, Fitness Personality

After many years of abusing my spine with aggressive weight lifting, my back pain started to become intolerable. All my attempts to successfully get out of pain were all short lived and futile in the end. As I was running out of options, I contacted Professor McGill. Stu was able to precisely figure out what was causing my pain, […]

Lucia Cesaroni, Opera Singer

Professor McGill is a brilliant clinician. After a disc herniation and a year of pain and sciatica, he identified my issue and explained it in straightforward language. As an opera singer, my back, lungs and core are the keys to my vocal power and stamina. Professor McGill helped me to practice better mechanics both in […]

Testimonials for Lisa Brown Mcgill Method Certified Practitioner

“In 2021, I worsened a lower back issue that eventually led to me requiring surgery. I underwent a microdiscectomy for a sequestered disc. I began a slow recovery but became concerned when some of my symptoms returned. These included further lower back pain, issues with sitting, nerve pain down my right leg and poor mobility. […]

John David Emmett, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt

The McGill Method has changed my life. I suffered with back pain for so long that I feared it would be a life sentence. I had stopped doing almost all the things that I loved. But Backfitpro gave me the tools and education to build a better version of myself. I’m back to being healthy, […]

Chloe Gauvin-David, Cross fit athlete

Thanks for your guidance in getting me back to the CrossFit games. The exercises and spine hygiene you provided really were a game changer. I was able to compete 95% pain free which I thought was impossible a few months ago.  We finished 5th in the world and I am certain this would not have […]

Jillian Michaels, Fitness Celebrity

After seeing several back injury experts I was not making any progress for my back injury. Reading “Back Mechanic” by Professor Stuart McGill together with consulting with him I was able to get my pain free athleticism back.

Testimonials for Aleksandar Dejanovic

I came to Aleks desperately in pain due to spine problems, normal life seemed unattainable to me. After a few weeks of exercises, during which he showed knowledge, individual approach, commitment and care, I got back to normal life. Thanks to Aleks, the exercises have become my daily routine, and my spine is not a […]

Mickey Gall, MMA athlete

Dr McGill was a beacon of light during a dark and difficult time of my career. I had just suffered my first serious injury and it was debilitating, taking away from my training and causing me constant pain. Dr McGill taught me techniques and principles to follow that I use every day and have improved […]