Pilates is a well-established method of exercise that is now also used extensively for rehabilitation after Injury.
When taught by an appropriately qualified instructor, Pilates is a safe and effective form of exercise and complements the medical management of many injuries.
Targets the deep abdominal, spinal and pelvic floor muscles, often referred to as ‘the core’
Emphasises efficiency of movement and an understanding of how to move
Assists in retraining the way you move
Improves body awareness, muscle balance, movement control, strength and flexibility
LifeCare Pilates is provided at LifeCare centres by Physiotherapists who have completed significant post graduate training in Pilates Exercise Programming.
LifeCare provides fully equipped Pilates facilities.
LifeCare Physiotherapists provide personalised assessment and treatment programs.
LifeCare Pilates is suitable for many people, from teenagers to the elderly, and can be adapted to suit all needs.
Each client undertakes an initial Pilates Assessment with a Physiotherapist which may involve the use of Real Time Ultrasound to ensure correct muscle activation.
LifeCare Physiotherapists can assist with:
Neck and shoulder pain
Lower back and pelvic pain
Hip and knee pain
Improving sporting performance
Rehabilitation after motor vehicle or work related accidents.
Recovery from sports injuries