Clinical Pilates is a system of safe and effective exercises which meet your specific individual needs. Sophie is a level 2 DMA Clinical Pilates Instructor who can assess you to determine your body’s Direction of Preference. A direction preference is simply the direction in which your body likes to move. By tailoring your exercises into this direction, Clinical Pilates specifically treats the cause of your particular problem and assists with stability, balance, posture and overall function. Exercise plans will take into account your abilities and treatment goals.
One of the key aspects of Clinical Pilates is the development of core muscle control for the improvement of lower back, upper and lower limb complaints. By using the correct series of prescribed exercises on the Clinical Pilates Reformer, an exercise ball or on a mat, clients are able optimise their core control to protect their bodies from further injury.
Clinical Pilates is used for the treatment of many conditions including:
- lower back pain;
- upper limb injuries;
- chronic pain;
- lower limb injuries;
- joint hypermobility; and
- chronic fatigue syndrome.