If you want a system that has been recognised for its effectiveness and ease to get into, then Pilates has to be near the top of the list. But what is Pilates and what benefits does it offer?
Are you thinking of starting a Pilates class? If you are to keen to get involved,keep reading to find out what Pilates is about & what it involves.
Clinical Pilates is a branch of exercise which focuses on core stability, posture, control, strengthening, flexibility and also breathing. Core strength refers to the deep muscles of the abdomen and back functioning together to provide more strength to the body and also support to the spine.
In the first part of this blog, our Chartered Physiotherapist, Danielle Mah discussed the the “Yes” aspect of how using Pilates for Back Pain treatment. In this part, Danielle takes us through the “No” side of the topic. I know it has sounded like a lot of YES to pilates in the last blog instalment but what about the NO….
Have you thought about Pilates as an option for treating back pain? Our Chartered Physiotherapist Danielle Mah, discusses Pilates as a treatment option for Back Pain, one of the most commonly seen problems in our clinics. Here is Part 1 of the blog, where Danielle argues the “Yes” side of Pilates for Back pain treatment.
Over the last few years in Ireland Pilates has grown in both popularity and availability. A main reason for this surge in interest can be put down to the fact that it is suitable for almost everyone, from athletes to the elderly. Furthermore, the benefits reaped from pursuing Pilates are plenty with a huge amount attributed to the advantages associated with having a strong and stable core.