Anne Asher, CPT

Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Health Coach, Author

Expertise

Fitness, Back and Neck Pain

Education

Florida International University

Highlights

Experience

Anne Asher is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering back and neck pain. Anne was a clinical and sports massage therapist for eight years before going into exercise instruction. She then went on to create and teach therapeutic exercise programs for patients, clients and students with back and neck problems.

Anne works with the Cochrane Back Group to develop a consumer's perspective for reviews of medical literature. She has provided expert comment on back pain for such publications as Conde Nast's Easy Living Magazine in the UK, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online and others.

Education

Anne is certified by American Council on Exercise as a Personal Trainer, Health Coach, and Orthopedic Exercise Specialist. She has also earned certifications as a Holistic Health Practitioner, a Pilates-based Movement and Exercise Instructor, and as an Ergonomic Assessor. She has a bachelor's degree in communications technology, and has taken graduate level coursework in epidemiology.

Verywell Fit Editorial Process

Verywell Fit is an award-winning online resource that empowers you to reach your diet and fitness goals. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 120 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and aligned with our core values so you can make confident choices for your life.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including registered dietitians, certified personal trainers, fitness coaches, board-certified physicians, and health journalists. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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