Clinical Pilates vs. Regular Pilates: Understanding the Key Differences

It’s likely you’ve heard of Pilates, but what about Clinical Pilates?

Clinical Pilates, suitable for all ages and abilities, is a patient-specific adaptation of Pilates that uses specialised equipment under the guidance of trained physiotherapists in small focused classes.

Clinical Pilates aims to improve function, balance, muscle efficiency, motor control, movement of the body, and has significant benefit for those recovering from surgery or diagnosed with chronic pain conditions. Unlike regular Pilates, Clinical Pilates considers a client’s specific needs for their body, injury, and condition.

You can read more about Clinical Pilates in our latest blog, Clinical Pilates vs. Regular Pilates: Understanding the Key Differences

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Is your work environment hindering your health?

The holiday season is behind us and many of us are back at work after a well-earned break. People spend a considerable amount of their time engaged with work and so now is a great time to reflect on our health and the wellbeing work offers.   The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the change in the…

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Ankle strapping for summer sports

Have you just started playing summer sports? You may find you need to add ankle strapping into your pre-game preparation. It is especially helpful for those who have a history of sprained ankles and ankle instability.

Strapping an ankle with rigid tape can add extra support and stability and help prevent ankle injuries occurring to you or your teammates, keeping everyone strong and ready to play a full season of sport. Read our blog for tips and follow our video for a quick tutorial.

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Golf – Is what you do off the course really that important?

Playing golf requires long durations of low-intensity activity with short bursts of high-intensity movements. Golf has been described as technically demanding, requiring high precision and is one of the most complex sports to exist. So, what can you do to improve your game? Read our blog, GOLF – Is what you do off the course really that important? for tips.

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What does feeding the dog have to do with lower back pain?

Washing dishes, loading the dishwasher, feeding the dog and putting on your shoes– what do they have in common? 

Answer:   They are all functional activities that involve repetitive bending and often include twisting movements. The upside is that the dog is happy, your feet are protected, and the kitchen is clean. The downside is that repetitive bending predisposes you to lower back injuries.

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