The Benefits of Combining Clinical Pilates with Physiotherapy

Blogs, Pilates, Posture, / By Koh Peh Chia

Clinical Pilates is getting common in rehabilitation regimes. Not only is great for strengthening your core muscles, but it also stretches and tones other muscle groups to improve overall health and fitness. In this article, I would like to discuss the benefits of combining Clinical Pilates with physiotherapy.

What is Clinical Pilates?

Clinical Pilates is the perfect workout for rehabilitation and injury prevention in Singapore. Like traditional Pilates, it focuses on strengthening the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine. With a few sessions of practice, patients will also improve their overall core stability and posture. Besides, it is a customized program that aims to restore a full range of movement to the injured area without aggravating it. As a result, it helps each patient return to their normal daily routine and even improves performance.

The Benefits of Clinical Pilates Combining Physiotherapy

Its benefits include:

  • Improves strength and flexibility
  • Improves balance and movement
  • Assists with motor control
  • Helps in rehabilitation and post-surgery
  • Improves pelvic floor strength
  • Helps with back pain and posture issues

What Conditions are Recommended?

There is a wide range of conditions that Pilates-based physiotherapy can treat:

  • Orthopedic Injuries
  • Neck and Low back Pain
  • Postpartum Recovery
  • Sports injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis

Clinical Pilates in Elevate Physiotherapy

In Elevate Physiotherapy, we provide mat work Clinical Pilates to our patients because it is convenient for patients to practice at home. Besides, they can effectively use their body weight to control their movement during mat work sessions. Moreover, the use of props like Therabands, balls, Pilates rings, etc can help patients focuses on strengthening the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine. Thus, we always encourage them to have a private one-on-one session as it is a customized session to understand their body condition.

In conclusion, Clinical Pilates with physiotherapy is an effective form of exercise and is also strongly encouraged for everyone. Lastly, should you have any doubt or book an appointment, do contact us.


Through her clinical experience, she then gained valuable experience in treating professional dancers and gymnastics athletes. Her interest in pre and post-natal physiotherapy was piqued as she finds women having difficulties maintaining an active lifestyle pre and post-childbirth. She then pursued a STOTT Rehab Pilates Instructor certification to help with this group and women. She also highlights her belief that prevention is a better way to handle injuries.