Today the Pilates Method is being utilized by Physiotherapists, chiropractors, and orthopedists. Programs are designed to speed the recovery of soft tissue injuries and other disorders. Pilates based rehabilitation can benefit people with:
- chronic neck and back pain
- shoulder impingement/tendonitis
- hip bursitis
- ankle injuries
- plantar fasciitis
- total knee/hip replacements
- performance and sports injuries
- repetitive stress injuries
- muscle strains
- disc herniation
- spinal stenosis
- meniscus tears
The controlled precise movements of Pilates is what makes them so safe following accidents/post-op/and injury. The apparatus work assists the body to regain functional movement capability. This type of recovery aids in re-educating and re-aligning the body to prevent imbalances.
*Pilates benefits are so profound many patients continue using Pilates for total conditioning after they have completed their physical therapy and are able to move on to a mainstream fitness program.