Month: July 2018

The Effectiveness of Pilates Exercise in People with Chronic Low Back Pain

The Effectiveness of Pilates Exercise in People with Chronic Low Back Pain

“Pilates exercise offers greater improvements in pain and functional ability compared to usual care and physical activity in the short term. Pilates exercise offers equivalent improvements to massage therapy and other forms of exercise. Future research should explore optimal Pilates exercise designs, and whether some people with CLBP may benefit from Pilates exercise more than

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Pilates: How Does it Work and Who Needs It?

Pilates: How Does it Work and Who Needs It?

“Pilates uses a combination of approximately 50 simple, repetitive exercises to create muscular exertion. Advocates of this system of exercise claim that exercises can be adapted to provide either gentle strength training for rehabilitation or a strenuous workout vigorous enough to challenge skilled athletes. The exercises are designed to increase muscle strength and endurance, as

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Effects of Pilates Training on Lumbo-Pelvic Stability & Flexibility

Effects of Pilates Training on Lumbo-Pelvic Stability & Flexibility

“Flexibility is a crucial element of fitness to gain optimal musculoskeletal function enhancing peak performance. Forward bending is a combination of lumbar flexion and pelvic tilting. Tightness of hamstring muscles may restrict pelvic tilting due to their attachment to the ischial tuberosity on pelvis. Hamstrings tightness and low back flexibility are also associated with low

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