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Pilates is used in conjunction with physical therapy to promote healing and recovery from various ailments. Physical therapists trained in Pilates assess and treat the whole person - not just an injury or symptom - through Pilates exercises and traditional physical therapy methods. Our staff is particularly adept at identifying and correcting problematic postural and movement patterns that can cause you pain. We believe that you can feel better when you move better.
We encourage you to take an active role in your recovery. You'll be asked to learn and engage in new ways of moving, of listening to your body, and of taking care of yourself. As an active participant, your benefits will be maximized and your healing time shortened. Learning how to listen to your body more attentively can help prevent future injury. Our goal is to teach you the skills you need to maintain your gains once treatment has ended. Our patients have successfully used Pilates to treat:
What equipment is used in Pilates?
Pilates equipment is versatile, allowing for many different body types, sizes, and conditions to be comfortably accommodated. We use The Reformer and other therapy tools for those involved with Pilates integrated into physical therapy sessions.
What can I expect in a session?
The initial physical therapy session will include a thorough evaluation of the joints and soft tissues involved, as well as a full postural and movement analysis during which asymmetries, alignment issues, and movement patterns will be assessed. The physical therapist will communicate her observations and develop an individualized plan of care to address her assessment as well as your goals and concerns.
What other modalities and techniques may be included in a session?
Other modalities we may use include:
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