Pilates is a form of exercise which is often used by Physiotherapists to assist in the treatment and rehabilitation of many conditions.
It aims to improve core strength, control, posture and flexibility to reduce the strain on injured areas, allowing healing and preventing further injuries.
Pilates often involves the use of a “Reformer”: a device which comprises of springs and a mobile platform. The use of a reformer is generally performed under the supervision of your physiotherapist. Alternatively, Pilates can be performed on the floor which is ideal for group sessions and home exercise.
Pilates is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. There are many injuries and conditions which Pilates can assist with, for example:
• Lower back pain
• Neck pain
• Sports injuries
• Joint pain and injuries
• Prevention of injuries
Performance Physio Group offers either 1-on-1 Pilates sessions or group Pilates classes.
Your physiotherapist will assess to determine the cause of the issue and then develop an individual program to suit you.
Are conducted in a small group setting under the supervision and guidance of your physiotherapist.
Classes are $20 per class and are claimable on private health if the appropriate extras cover is included.
Please contact Performance Physio Group at North Ward or Ayr for an appointment or to discuss Pilates in more detail.