Once patients are released from surgery and physical therapy many of them don’t know what to do, what’s safe, they aren’t motivated to continue their prescribed exercises.The popularity of pilates and mind body exercises are becoming the next step in recovery and life after an injury.
5 Elements experienced in working with patients after physical therapy. We give patients safe, challenging workouts that teach them correct posture and core engagement, proper alignment and techniques on correcting yourself throughout the day. This bridges the gap between physical therapy and going out on your own.
Pilates based rehabilitation can benefit people with:
- chronic neck and back pain
- shoulder impingement/tendonitis
- hip bursitis
- ankle injuries
- plantar fasciitis
- total knee/hip replacements
- performance and sports injuries
- repetitive stress injuries
- muscle strains
- disc herniation
- meniscus tears
The controlled precise movements of Pilates is what makes them so safe following accidents/post-op/and injury. The apparatus work assists the body to regain functional movement capability. This type of recovery aids in re-educating and re-aligning the body to prevent imbalances. Pilates benefits are so profound many patients continue using Pilates for total conditioning after they have completed their physical therapy and are able to move on to a mainstream fitness program.