Absolutely. Along with many others. Don't be afraid to try something new, especially when it's been used so successfully by many before you. Check out some of the posted logs; lots of good info to be gleaned from other lifters and how they make progress.
I have been doing it for a few weeks now, I had shoulder surgery 8 months ago and have not been doing freeweights until I started 5x5. Mostly hammer machines. My issue is squatting I am substituting leg press because I have a plate in my ankle that limits my mobility when squatting