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, SouthCare Murdoch 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
Pilates is provided at the SouthCare Murdoch centre by Physiotherapists who have completed significant post graduate training in Pilates Exercise Programming.
SouthCare Murdoch provides fully equipped Pilates facilities.
SouthCare Murdoch Pilates Physiotherapists provide personalised assessment and treatment programs.
SouthCare Murdoch Pilates is suitable for everyone, from the 10-year-old 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.
SouthCare Murdoch Pilates 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
Safe modified programs are also available for during and after pregnancy, and the elderly.