Archives: Testimonials

Pavel Tsatsouline, Chairman of Strongfirst

Back Mechanic by Prof. McGill is an instant classic. An incredibly detailed—yet free from medical jargon—manual for keeping your back strong and healthy. Plus a wealth of knowledge for athletes looking for a performance edge.

Dan – USA

Dr. McGill, I’ve had back problems since I was 12 years old. I threw the discus and shotput in high school and college and continued having back problems throughout my college career. I gave up the sport at 22 because the combination of track and graduate studies at XXX were too much. I continued to […]

Matt B. – USA

Dr. McGill, I just wanted to send you an email thanking you for doing the teleseminar with I have had your Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance Book now for about a year and looked forward to your teleseminar when I saw you were scheduled. I just finished listening to it and I feel that […]

Nathan M. – USA

Dear Stu, I just wanted to say thank you for changing my life. Radically. After 10 years of bad advice from drs and physical therapists, that quick visit with you gave me the power to build a truly strong back, a functionally strong body and freedom from the devastating pain that plagued my life for […]

YANNI V. – Greece

Professor Stuart Mc Gill, After having read your books and watched your DVD’s I am deeply grateful for I have found the solution to my severe low back problems. Such problems include the “clunk”, “catch” of the sciatic nerve, the after bed rest pain and stiffness. At the age of 54 I am an avid […]


Hi Dr. McGill, How are you? I saw you quoted on the Well blog in the NY Times. I guess they know where to get all the best spine advice! I haven’t been as disciplined about updating you as I’ve been about doing the exercises that you prescribed 🙂 But the good news is that […]

Dan M.

Dr. McGill, I wanted to update you on my daughter’s progress with her swimming and thank you again for all your assistance. The exercises you provided XXX helped her complete the entire 2008/2009 swim season without training interruptions. At the World Championship Trials held last JulyXXXX, XXX not only made her first National Team but […]

Brent B. – USA

Dear Dr. McGill, Thank you for your input on inversion. Your methods have helped me enormously, after growing up following bodybuilding pinciples which have caused me a lot of over use injuries and a current auto accident. After going to therapy I discovered your research and have both of your books. Your “big three” are […]

Julie K. – Canada

Hi Dr.McGill, hope you are well. I cannot begin to tell you how grateful I am to you for seeing me on Feb 4, 2010, my low back pain has definately improved with the treatment plan you prescribed to me. I have been following the exercises you gave me to perform 2 per day as […]

Jean B. – New York, USA

About your books and DVD: Fibromyalgia pain left me unable to work more than 20 years ago. With the advent of osteoarthritis in the past few years, as well as lumbar spine pathology I was persuaded that I was doomed. Pathology in my lumbar spine was “extensive. My right hip had osteoarthritis, as did both […]

What a Pain Medicine Doctor says

“I am a pain medicine doctor who sees low back pain in my clinic everyday. So I can say, as an insider, that conventional medicine is failing patients with low back pain. I would sooner have most of my patients read Back Mechanic and follow its advice than receive the “standard of care” I see […]