Clinical Pilates is beneficial for an extensive array of conditions and is an effective method of rehabilitating multiple types of injuries ranging from vehicle accidents to those sustained while participating in sports. Whittlesea Physiotherapy provides patients with individualized treatment, rehabilitation and management programs to accommodate the needs of the individual.
Clinical Pilates programs at physiotherapy practices shouldn’t be confused with Pilates classes offered at spas, fitness clubs and community centers. Clinical Pilates exercise plans are designed by trained physiotherapists to address specific injuries, conditions and diseases.
The movements of clinical Pilates are especially beneficial for women of all ages. It builds core strength and increases pelvic, abdominal and shoulder stability. The exercise programs improve posture and correct muscle imbalances. Clinical Pilates can even be performed during and after pregnancy to tone the body and address a variety of pain and discomfort issues.
Clinical Pilates routines conducted by a physiotherapist are especially effective for preventing falls and reducing the risk of injury for older individuals. Programs are individualized for the patient’s fitness and ability level, and are amended to reflect changing needs and improvements.
Patients who have suffered an injury, have undergone a surgical intervention or require rehabilitation will benefit from clinical Pilates. The therapeutic movements are designed to maintain flexibility, range of movement and alleviate pain. It’s one of the most productive forms of therapy for dancers and those in the performing arts who have been injured.
A variety of strains, sprains and fractures can occur during sports participation that can be mitigated with clinical Pilates. World-class athletes around the world are regularly utilizing physiotherapy-based Pilates programs to enhance their performance. Loose, relaxed muscles are less likely to be injured. If an injury does occur, it provides an effective means of rehabilitation.
Clinical Pilates reduces the risk of injury, relieves pain throughout the body, and provides an effective means of rehabilitation. Movements build core strength and provide stability, along with improving motor control and maintaining flexibility. It’s appropriate for all genders, multiple age groups, and creates an enhanced sense of self-confidence.
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