Carla Mullins

Hamstring Injuries – Pilates

Rehabilitation from injuries with help from Pilates is something often needed by my partner, Michael, when he arrives home following cycling accidents and surfing incidents. Our families are often the best sources of new material when it comes to working through injuries and rehabilitation issues. My most recent opportunity for Pilates growth involved Michael experiencing …

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The Pilates Re-formation

The Pilates Re-formation is an article I wrote for the Pilates Journal in April 2023. There is no doubt that our society, industries and communities are all undergoing massive technological transformations, with the rapid digitalisation of our lives. Even the Pilates industry is undergoing massive change in the way we work, learn and interact with our …

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Tingling and numbness in the peripheries – could it be Peripheral Neuropathy? Our hands and feet are essential for daily life, and so it is little wonder that peripheral neuropathy can be so devastating. It can impact daily activities and walking or even holding a cup can be extremely painful. There are many reasons why …

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Hashimoto’s Disease and Pilates

Hashimoto’s Disease and Pilates. Hashimoto’s disease is a thyroid disease that is now considered the most common Autoimmune disease. (Beynon, & Pinneri, 2016). It is a disease that I have, and it took years for me to be taken seriously and receive a proper diagnosis. During that time, my health deteriorated dramatically, and even now …

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Scleroderma – Symptoms, Concerns and Considerations

Scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, is something that my father had and over a course of seven years. We saw a vital man suffer through this disease and becoming more and more fragile. Observing him and his process of handling the disease and the multiple medical appointments and expectations was part of what inspired me …

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