clinical_pilatesClinical pilates is an alternative treatment for injuries and individual needswhere specific pilates exercises are practiced according to individual needs.

The technique focuses on breathing, stretching and controlled movements and it can be part of a successful therapy.

Assessment and personalised clinical pilates programs are conducted by physiotherapists and chiropractors.
If you’re wondering what the chiropractorsrole is in clinical pilates it is to work on the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of:

  • the spine
  • joints
  • related neuromuscular diseases

The chiropractic adjustments are based on applying a controlled force and exercises to improve function, mobility and to reduce pain.
How can clinical pilates help you?
Improve function and mobility
Improving function and mobility can reduce the risk of sports injuries. One example is the running-related lesions. A study published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine explains that these lesions can be caused by inefficient movements. A 6-week course of clinical pilates can improve the functional movements in recreational runners, thus reducing the risk of injuries.

Reduce chronic back pain
According to an article published in the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, many patients with low back pain having daily pilates sessions found theirreducing. This finding suggests that clinical pilates can contribute to breaking the cycle of pain and physical activity intolerance. The scientific literature also reports improvement for patients with shoulder pain.

Improve posture
A recent research conducted by the Istanbul Medipol University discovered positive effects of clinical pilates on students at the undergraduate level. After the clinical pilates classes, participants increased their physical awareness and were more aware of correct posture.
Rehabilitation of injuries or diseases
Patients with injuries or disease can find it very painful to move around. This can drastically limit their physical activity. Clinical pilates is an option to help reduce such pain. One study from Eastern Mediterranean University reported that osteoporosis patients could reduce their pain and also improve their quality of life with regular clinical pilates treatment.
Where can you find experienced professionals to start your clinical pilates program in Hobart?
Your Health Hub professionals work with trusted techniques to treat spinal and other nervous system issues.

At your first visit you will have a complete examination, in order to assess your current situation and to know your specific necessities. The second visit will focus on their findings and explore the best treatments for you. Visit their website here:
Your Health Hub professionals can help with:

  • back and neck pain
  • sciatica
  • joints
  • work or sports injuries

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