Pilates is a great way to keep mobile and help with your fitness.
A great way to stay active!
Whether you are recovering from an injury or want to train your whole body more efficiently for optimum health, fitness and performance, Pilates can help you attain your goals.
Working as an Osteopath, we bring our skills in analysing movement, our knowledge of pathology and exercise prescription to choose Pilates exercises for our clients. We have found Pilates classes to be an excellent form of exercise for men and women of all ages, independent of fitness level.
Our findings from a study of clients with low back pain, doing Pilates classes for the first time, showed a 67% improvement of back function after ten weeks. Pilates can also help following Orthopaedic surgery, improve standing balance and flexibility and help ladies to tone up after childbirth.
Pilates is one exercise approach that consists of low-impact movements that incorporate flexibility, muscular strength and balance. These exercises can be performed using your own body weight and resistance on a floor mat.