Pilates

A TARGETED PILATES PROGRAM FOR LOW BACK PAIN

A TARGETED PILATES PROGRAM FOR LOW BACK PAIN

During my to Melbourne in 2015, I had the pleasure of observing Dr Lynn Bardin in the SPINE Pilates class. I thought it was a great time to reflect on what I have learnt this year about the Pilates method, discuss a few ways that my thinking and teaching has changed, and discuss how Lynn Bardin tailors a Pilates program to be specific and effective for the management of low back pain.  

ENHANCING CORE STRENGTH TRAINING

ENHANCING CORE STRENGTH TRAINING

This blog aims to discuss some important training cues when strengthening your abdomen and trying to avoid overactivity through the hip flexors and lower back. Working with Pilates Instructor Jill Harris, we share strategies for making sure clients are getting the most out of their abdominal training. 

​The core of the big apple - Pilates in NYC

​The core of the big apple - Pilates in NYC

A beautiful friend and fellow Physiotherapist, Alison Ward, is currently on a six month adventure travelling the world. Everyone travels for different reasons and expands their knowledge in different ways. For Ali, she has been learning about Pilates methods from teachers that can be connected back to Joseph Pilates. This blog is a reflective piece that Ali wrote about her Pilates experience in New York City. 

Managing your foot pain

Managing your foot pain

This blog aims to provide insight about the complex structure of the foot and other structures which should be considered in diagnosis of foot pain (commonly known as plantar fasciitis) Then I'll share with you my tips for self-management options and take a look at some stretches, strengthening exercises and self-massage techniques using the foam roller and spiky ball.