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Elevate Physiotherapy

Clinical Rehab Pilates

What is Clinical Rehab Pilates?

Clinical Rehab Pilates is a body conditioning workout for rehabilitation and injury prevention. It is conducted by the physiotherapists or other healthcare professionals and it is the perfect complement to physiotherapy.

Why Clinical Pilates?

Clinical Rehab Pilates is an excellent active rehabilitation as it is a customised program which aims to restore full range of movement to the injured area without aggravating it.

As a result, It helps each individual return to their normal daily routine and even improve the activity performance.

Nevertheless, it also helps in:

  • Improved posture and core stability
  • Increased muscular strength and flexibility
  • Prevention of injuries
  • Aiding rehabilitation
  • Restoration of normal movement patterns
  • Enhanced breathing control
  • Increased coordination and muscular control
  • Firmer and flatter stomach muscles
  • Improved overall body tone and fitness
  • Improved balance

What are the conditions Clinical Rehab Pilates can help?

Clinical Pilates is used primarily to treat people with musculoskeletal, orthopedic or sports injuries (basically, injuries to the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments etc).

Some common conditions are hunchback (postural issues), low back pain, stiff neck, arthritis, osteoporosis, prenatal and postpartum rehab etc.

You can also do the Clinical Rehab Pilates even you have no any above issue but for maintenance.

Am I a suitable candidate for this treatment?

Yes! Clinical Pilates is suitable for most people, from serious fitness enthusiasts to rehab patients,sedentary person, elite athletes, and elderly.

What is the experience of doing this treatment at ElevatePhysio like?

In Elevate Physiotherapy, our Clinical Rehab Pilates Instructor will customise the exercise program based on your condition. A postural assessment will be done prior to your session and an improvement to your postural awareness and condition is what we aim for. So unlike the usual Pilates class, we customise a goal to your session.

A review assessment will be done after few sessions based on the individual’s situation.

Any preparation?

You don’t need to prepare or know anything about Pilates to undertake our Clinic Pilates session. Our well-trained Clinical Rehab Pilates Instructor will take you through on all the exercises and on how to set up the equipment, correct posture, breathing and techniques.

How long does it take?

Each session is about 55 minutes.

How is the Clinical Rehab Pilates session like?

At the beginning, it usually will start with some breathing or stretching exercises before proceeding to the tailored program. The Clinical Rehab Pilates Instructor will also utilise some props like foam roller, Flex band and balance equipment during the session.

How soon before I see results?

You may gain better postural awareness, strength and flexibility, and may even feel pain free at the end of each session, depending on your severity of the condition and the goal of the session.

Price/Packages

1 to 1 Pilates (55minutes)- $120

1 to 1 Pilates (12+2 sessions) – $1440

Duet Pilates (2 to 1)- $80/pax

Duet Pilates (12+2 sessions) –  $960/pax

FAQ section

Is Pilates like Yoga?

While both encourages a mind-body connection during the workout, each have different approach and principals such as different breathing styles and different exercises movements. Besides that, Yoga requires moving from one static posture to another static posture, whereas Pilates flows through a series of movements which are more dynamic. And in contrast to Yoga practice, Pilates uses different equipment (eg: Reformer, Chair, Cadillac etc.) in their workout in addition to the mat-based work.

Why there is no group class in Elevate Physiotherapy?

As providing a customised Pilates program to suit the individual’s needs is our key concern, we strictly keep our class to one to one and duet private sessions.

I am new to Pilates, what should I bring along for my first session?

You may come with sports attire with socks, gym towel and water to keep you hydrated!

Do I need to be flexible to do Pilates?

You don’t need to be flexible before you join the Pilates session.

Flexibility is an inherent part of Pilates, the more you do the more flexible you can be. Pilates workout aims to improve core conditioning working on joint stability towards a balance of strength and flexibility. So don’t worry if you aren’t flexible at the moment, our Pilates Instructor will customise the exercise program to suit each individual’s flexibility level.