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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 core muscles of your lower back and neck? Pilates deep neck flexor exericises The exercises are also designed to strengthen your buttock and shoulder blade muscles. These can also be weak with ... 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 lying on your back. This can be achieved with the right head support. The amount of support needed depends on the shape of your ... Read more