Many people come to Pilates classes because they have been advised to do so by their health professional.
More and more health professionals are realising that using Pilates for rehabilitation works.
This is because Pilates focus on attention to detail, and proper technique. So you can gain strength in the weaker or injured muscles and joints.
Pilates is a gentle form of exercise, so places little stress on an already stressed body.
It will also develop the smaller muscle groups that work to support joints.
Pilates aids balance and body awareness, so weak and imbalanced muscles become strong.
Pilates as rehabilitation is also great preventative medicine.
The Pilates principle of core stabilisation addresses posture, muscle performance and motor control.
Pilates is an excellent rehabilitation system