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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Evidence Based Practice and Pilates?

When you hear that a person is applying an evidenced based model it does not mean that they are simply using the result from the scientific literature. . What it means is they have critically examined multiple factors in order to develop an intervention/ program for a particular client. The evidence based model was intended to improve the recognition of the science, clinical experience and its importance in decision making. Some of these important factors we need to consider or understand are listed below.

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Can Pilates Help Vertigo?

Introduction “Can Pilates help vertigo?” is often asked by clients. Most people will tell you that there has been a moment where they are just feeling dizzy and need to sit down in order to right themselves. There can be many reasons, the most obvious being that Chris Hemsworth has just walked past you on

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Glute Tendinopathies and Pilates – Love Me Tendon

Glute tendinopathy explained – symptoms, exercises and more Glute tendinopathy is commonly seen in a Pilates studio. In this article we explore glute tendinopathy its pathology and its symptoms. It is important to understand appropriate exercises and great ideas on programs when working with glute tendinopathies. And your clients will love the improvements to their glute

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A woman teaching a man exercises for dropfoot using some pilates props

Exercises for Drop Foot

What is Drop Foot? Foot drop also knowns as Drop Foot, is a simple way to describe the loss of Range of Movement (ROM) in your ankle. Dorsiflexion is what occurs when your heel is on the ground and the tibia (shin bone) is able to glide over the talus (ankle bone) in order to allow

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Hip Replacements and Pilates

Hip Replacements are more common than many think Based on data from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (AOANJRR 2019), there were 65,266 knee replacement surgeries and 49,764 hip replacement surgeries (including primary partial, primary total and revision procedures) reported in 2018. My mother had a hip replacement at aged 79 years following a spinal fusion at 78 years. This article

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