Why Pilates

What’s all this hype about Pilates? Joseph Pilates developed this exercise routine for ballet dancers in Germany and New York many years ago.  Wait! I know what you’re thinking, I’m not a ballerina. Before you tune out, keep reading… The exercises in this programme were performed in such a way that each specific low back and abdominal muscle was activated … Read More

Physio led Pilates classes for back pain and neck pain

Here in Southside Physiotherapy Clinic we run numerous Pilates classes which are suitable for people who have a pre-existing injury or want to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place. Did you know that if you have had a recent bout of back or neck pain Pilates will benefit you by improving your ability to activate the deep … Read More

Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates is taught at Southside Physiotherapy clinic by chartered Physiotherapists. It is ideal for those recovering from a back or neck injury or for those who want to improve their posture, flexibility and general body awareness. 5 Key elements form the cornerstone of clinical Pilates 1. Head and neck alignment; your forehead should be level with your chin when … Read More