Developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, The Pilates Method focusses strongly on core stability, posture, control, balance, flexibility, strength and breathing.
Here at 4 Life Physiotherapy we offer both Clinical Pilates and Fitness Pilates in our state of the art facilities
Clinical Pilates works to improve flexibility, posture and strength, whilst targeting the patient’s deep stabilising muscles. Our Dance Medicine Australia (DMA) trained Clinical Pilates Physiotherapists utilise specialised Pilates equipment including clinical reformers, trapeze table, thoracic barrel, Pilates fitball and wobble board. Your personal Pilates program is individually tailored by a physiotherapist, based upon your personal needs. Each individual program is designed to find and fix the root cause of an injury. DMA clinical Pilates sessions (including group sessions) can be claimed through private health fund rebates.
Even though you may not identify a specific problem requiring treatment, your day-to-day life and regular activities can benefit from Pilates training. Such regular pursuits as office work, golf, gardening, dancing and playing with the kids can all benefit from general Pilates classes.
Fitness Pilates utilises specialised Pilates equipment including clinical reformers, thoracic barrel, Pilates fitball and wobble board. Fitness Pilates classes are instructed by our physiotherapists and exercise physiologists. Attendance to fitness Pilates classes assumes attendees are healthy people, without medical conditions limiting exercise participation, of all fitness levels.
Speak to one of our Physiotherapists for more information or to find out which program is right for you