Treatments

Pilates

A body conditioning technique to improve balance and boost energy

Pilates is a body conditioning technique which combines a series of stretching and strengthening exercises to build the body’s core strength. It is used by physiotherapists as a powerful rehabilitation tool for the treatment of muscular and ​joint problems.

The Pilates technique involves a sequence of movements in a flowing and controlled way which co-ordinates mind, body and breathing. Pilates is about quality of movement and correcting movement patterns and postures. It improves balance and co-ordination as well as boosting energy levels.

Pilates can help to improve the following conditions:

  • Back and neck problems including pain management & dysfunction
  • Sport injuries & rehabilitation
  • Recovery from joint surgery e.g. knee and hip replacements
  • ​Postural imbalances and posture correction
  • Keeping mobile and improving balance in the older population
  • ​Pre and post natal health and rehabilitation
  • Neurological disease
  • Strokes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Rehabilitation post surgery

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • AACP
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • BUPA
  • HCPC
  • Cigna
  • Viality Health