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 created and taught therapeutic exercise programs for patients, clients, and students with back and neck problems.
Anne works with the Cochrane Back Group to develop a consumer perspective for medical literature reviews. She has provided expert comments on back pain for such publications as Conde Nast's Easy Living Magazine in the UK, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online, and others.
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 an Ergonomic Assessor. She has a bachelor's degree in communications technology and has taken graduate-level coursework in epidemiology.
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