Archives: Testimonials

Testimonials for Mike Sweeney ~ McGill Method Certified Practitioner

“Hi Stu, I just wanted to send you a quick update. Mike has been fantastic. I am +90% better, and have adopted a much more thoughtful approach to exercise (big 3, walking etc). It’s still a journey, but well on the path. Thank you for the steer. I’m delighted with your recommendation.” ————————————– “Dear Dr. […]

Testimonials for Scott Habermehl ~ McGill Method Certified Practitioner

“I went to Scott with major back pain for an assessment. During the back assessment he made me feel very comfortable while talking through topics I did not know much about so that I would understand everything more clearly. We started the back assessment with a conversation about my back and the pain I feel. […]

United States Special Operator


Dr. McGill is single-handedly the reason I am operational today. Stu walked me step by step from a severely herniated T12/L1 and L5/S1 where I could barely walk to literally having zero issues and being able to do more than I could even before the injury. I am now back to being fully operational and […]

Stan Efferding, Worlds Strongest IFBB Pro Bodybuilder

Back Mechanic and Gift of Injury are as much about injury prevention and performance optimization as they are about rehabilitation. And they’re not just for athletes. The simple and effective methods provide immediate and permanent results for everyone experiencing pain. Dr. McGill and Brian Carroll are changing lives – mine included.

Phil Simms, Super Bowl XXI MVP, New York Giants

About 6 years ago, my lower back was giving me such severe problems to the point where I wondered if I could still keep working. Then somebody told me about Back Mechanic by Stuart McGill. I read it and incorporated the exercises in that book and it helped me get over my lower back pain. Even today, […]

Testimonials for Jason Lomond

Thanks again for taking the time with us! I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn. You made us feel right at ease, and we appreciated your professionalism, knowledge & humour 🙂 You are excellent at what you do. – M & L ————————————————————————————————————————— Well, it has been a grand eight months […]

Chris Duffin, Founder of Kabuki Strength and Record setting lifter

Dr McGills scientific work has proven instrumental in our movement preparation to improve performance, create more robust athletes, and so critical in the return-to-play portion of the rehabilitation process for back injured athletes. In fact my Guinness world record deadlift of 1001 lbs was competed after incurring disc injuries early in my career that I […]

Matt “the Immortal” Brown, UFC veteran

After injuring my back in 2013 I searched for the best doctors and info to help me get back in to fight shape. I spoke to many doctors, tried many methods and read tons of books. None of it really got me over the hump until I came across Dr. McGills books. Since then I […]

Testimonials for Nicola Folino ~ McGill Method Certified Practitioner

“Nicola is incredibly knowledgeable about spinal health and the McGill Method. She is dedicated, cheerful and completely reliable. She pays attention to every detail when coaching on how to move in ways that help you become pain free, and paces your program based on your individual needs. I have some challenging limitations and she’s been […]

Testimonials for Jo Venter

“I came to Jo in pain, limited in movement and weak. He has carefully guided me to pain free movement and a marked reduction in my sensory symptoms. I am now back to almost all of my pre-injury activities – stronger and moving better – without the need for back surgery. I can’t recommend him […]

Rob King ~ Competitive PowerLifter

I can’t say enough positive things about what I have learned from Dr. McGill. For 10+ years I was injured and broken from a back injury. This set back my training and put my life on hold. I could not lift do any heavy activity. I thought I was done. After meeting Dr. McGill and […]