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WHAT IS CLINICAL PILATES?
Clinical Pilates is a therapeutic exercise that helps build core stability, balance, strength, and flexibility through specific physiotherapist-led movements. Breathing, spinal alignment, and abdominal connection are also covered in this practice.
Pilates begins with a detailed physiotherapy assessment and determination of patient goals. From here, we design an integrative movement “repertoire” to optimize control of your core stabilizing muscles, and improve overall body awareness, movement quality and strength.
Clinical Pilates is a great way to prevent future injuries or aid in the healing of chronic issues. If you think clinical pilates is right for you, talk to your physiotherapist today!
IS CLINICAL PILATES RIGHT FOR YOU?
Clinical Pilates can be used to treat back and neck pain, sports injuries, stress injuries, muscle strains, pre and post-natal pain, arthritis, stiffness, hyper-mobility, and more. Pilates emphasizes the importance of the core, so this treatment is great for addressing problems related to the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex. Patients looking to practice non-impact strengthening may also find this service beneficial.
Benefits of clinical pilates include:
• Improved balance
• Core stability
• Muscular strength
• Injury prevention
• Reduced neck and back pain
• Breathing control
• Overall body tone and fitness
I attribute my personal physical success to Vancity Physio's knowledge, personality, and example. Not only did Vancity Physio help me to reach my personal physical goals, but they also empowered me with the knowledge of a healthier lifestyle which has allowed me to greatly surpass those goals.— Matt S.
I wanted to take a moment to write you a note of gratitude for your time and efforts during my recovery. Your attitude, depth of knowledge, and commitment really helped me through one of the roughest times in my life.— M. Goddard
Brita is a Pilates instructor whose practice and teachings apply the broad principles of Pilates to help others on their quest to a greater level of physical excellence. As a former competitive gymnast, her love for sports and fitness and interest in body mechanics is what attracted her to Pilates.
She is passionate about helping others achieve their physical goals. With over 1000hrs of training Brita is mat and apparatus certified through the Boulder Pilates Centre, one of the most comprehensive programs in the world.
Over the past 7 years, she has been working with a large range of clients from age 14-95 improving coordination, balance and core strength as well as partnering with physiotherapists in alleviating pain and injury rehabilitation. Her focus is on correcting misalignments, promoting new muscular patterns and increasing core strength to uniformly develop the body.