Pilates

Taught by Chartered Physiotherapists, our Clinical Pilates exercises have numerous benefits readily acknowledged by healthcare professionals. Ideal for young and old, Clinical Pilates exercises can help with specific medical conditions such as MS as well as general fitness.

Pilates is a mind-body conditioning exercise programme that targets the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall central core stability and posture.

Bringing together the best techniques from traditional Pilates and physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates is a special form of modified Pilates which is approved by health professionals as safe and effective.

Our classes are taught by Chartered Physiotherapists who have an advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

Clinical Pilates can help with

  • back and neck pain
  • postural problems
  • strength & muscle tone
  • core muscles & pelvic floor
  • physical rehabilitation
  • injury prevention
  • stress-related conditions
  • co-ordination and balance
  • general fitness

Clinical Pilates is an excellent way to improve your posture, core strength, muscle tone and general fitness. It is also known to lower stress levels and improve your general well-being. Many people embark upon a course of clinical Pilates to help them with specific health issues for example:- lower back pain, neck and shoulder pain, postural problems or to improve pelvic floor and core muscles. For some, Pilates is used to aid physical rehabilitation following injury or surgery.

Clinical Pilates will:

  • improve posture
  • improve breathing
  • tone muscles without adding bulk
  • improve mobility
  • help alleviate back pain and spine-related problems development of your core strength
  • improve bone density
  • improve balance and coordination
  • improve general fitness and wellbeing

How do I book an appointment?

Pilates is available to members following an initial consultation with Karen Middlemiss, our MS Support Manager.

Find out more about becoming a member of the centre. Membership entitles a person with MS to access all of the centre’s services if appropriate.

For more information, please contact the Centre.