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WHAT IS PILATES?

Clinical Physio Exercises is a series of exercise /strengthening rehabilitation that incorporates recognised research based methods that as qualified clinicians are skilled in adapting to YOUR specific needs. this may utilise Pilates type equipment and techniques but not exclusively. We will focus on challenging the posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility, and breathing in various positions and with various resistances with an aim to optimise the function of YOUR body as a whole.
At Box Hill Physiotherapy your program could include exercises with our multipurpose gym with exercises done on the floor, fit ball, reformer and trapeze table, stationary bike as well as incorporate the use of balance boards, foam rollers etc.

WHY SHOULD I DO PILATES?

Recent research supports the retraining of the deep stabilizing muscles for patients with various musculoskeletal problems. Clinical Physio Exercises will also adapt some Clinical Pilates routines on the recruitment and retraining of these stabilizing muscles as well as improving posture, strength and flexibility.
Clinically it has been seen that clients that participate in regular stabilisation exercises including some Clinical Pilates exercises have a more complete recovery and suffer from fewer issues post initial injury
Some common benefits of participating in regular Clinical Physio Exercises include:
• Prevention of injuries
• Assisting rehabilitation
• Improvement in posture and core stability
• Increased muscle strength and flexibility
• Improvement in general balance
• Re-establishment of normal and ideal movement patterns
• Enhanced breathing control
• Increased co-ordination and muscular control
• Improved overall body tone and fitness

CAN I ONLY COME TO CLINICAL PHYSIO EXERCISES IF I HAVE AN INJURY?

No, Clinical Physio Exercises is suitable for all types of people. It is very commonly used as a rehabilitation tool for back and neck complaints but can also assist people with pain or problems in any area of the body. In addition many people find benefit post pregnancy, or find that improving their core stability improves their performance in their sport or activity of choice, due to improved coordination and control.
Additionally Clinical Physio Exercises is becoming more commonly used to assist in treatment of chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia and even chronic fatigue syndrome.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLINICAL PHYSIO EXERCISES AND NORMAL/GYM PILATES?

As mentioned above there are a number of different types of exercise formats in existence today. At Box Hill Physiotherapy you will participate in what is known as specific Clinical Physio Exercises designed by qualified staff just for you.
Clinical Physio Exercises refers to exercises with some Pilates techniques incorporated with other treatment / management techniques that are run by professional Physiotherapist. Unlike generic Pilates you will have a comprehensive assessment by one of our experienced Physiotherapists to assist in creating an individualised program to suit your needs. This program will be adjusted to suit your capabilities as you progress. Throughout a class each client will run through their own specific program.
Clinical Physio Exercises aim to ensure that your program is targeted to your body to reduce the risk of any adverse effects.

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