Testimonial Category: Individuals

Layne Norton ~ Gold medalist International Powerlifting Federation, 2022

“When I met with Dr. McGill after suffering a debilitating lower back injury (multiple herniated and bulge discs) I had gone from a two time national champ and silver medalist at IPF worlds to someone who could barely do anything without pain. I was worried that I’d have to retire from powerlifting entirely. Dr. McGill […]

Lee Brandon ~ 3 Time World Long Drive Champion

As a Master Athlete competing internationally in the Sport of Long Drive Golf, my spine had to be managed strategically over the years. I’ve invested a lifetime in research on Spine Performance, Longevity and Recovery.  I’ve read every book, and been honored to not only teach these researched strategies, but LIVE them as an Internationally […]

Jeff Overton ~ PGA Golf Professional

‘It was a fight’: After battling life-threatening infection, Jeff Overton returns to Tour 5 years later Golf.com After being on the PGA Tour from 2005 to 2017, I had a spine injection intended to help a herniated disc but instead led to a life-threatening infection and emergency surgery. After one failed rehab attempt I reached […]

Adam Oates – NHL Hockey Player

After 19 seasons in the NHL my body and back benefitted from Back Mechanic and Prof McGill’s approaches. I am back to enjoying life. Adam Oates, 1,079 career assists, over 19 seasons are the 8th most by a player in NHL history.

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 […]

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 […]