Pilates for back pain

Filed under: Pilates Info — Wayne on December 30, 2009

In the developed world, pain in the lower back region is a common issue caused by the modern day job. For those in professions in the mind-body related field, back pain is undoubtedly a common complaint albeit in varying degrees of severity.

Research in the last few years has supported the theory that Pilates exercise can assist in the relief of back pain and particularly low back pain. With back pain sufferers, research has shown that Pilates participants often find they can maintain physical improvements and improve posture for reduced pain levels.

Local GPs will frequently refer back pain sufferers to Pilates classes in Pilates classes pilates classes Pilates classes as a gentle form of exercise. The term ‘gentle’ should not lull people into thinking this also means purely stretching and limited results. Pilates develops the body’s core strength, improving posture and toning the muscles for a lean body; it is aimed at improving the body’s natural strength. Many sports people use Pilates to strengthen their body and to recover from or prevent injury.

Many Pilates instructors will offer a range of classes, with a specific session aimed at those suffering from back pain, or even one to one sessions, so it is always worth enquiring.

Whether you are seeking Pilates classes in Pilates classes in Rochdale pilates classes Pilates classes in Rochdale or other rural areas, or city Pilates classes such as in Pilates classes in Preston pilates classes Preston or Pilates classes in Blackburn pilates classes Blackburn, there is bound to be a suitable Pilates class close to you and at LivePilates, we offer Pilates classes all over Pilates classes in Lancashire pilates classes Lancashire and surrounding areas.

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