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

  • Postural problems

  • Improving sporting performance

  • Chronic pain

  • Rehabilitation after motor vehicle or work related accidents.

  • Recovery from sports injuries