Category Archives: Pilates

Understand causes of Neck Pain

Neck pain is also very common, but the incidence is far more sporadic. We tend to see a lot of neckpain that presents as an acute injury, but has been in the making for years. The neck is extremely flexible and can spend many years adjusting and compensating to alleviate pain. As a result when…
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Whiplash Injury

Whiplash Injury Whiplash injury is a common term for sudden acceleration-deceleration forced on the neck. This is usually as a result of rear-end or side impact motor vehicle accidents or any other mishaps. The acceleration-deceleration forces cause the head into forward flexion (head down position) and very quickly the head gets whipped back into extension…
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Understand causes of back pain

Back pain It is a very common complaint – an estimated 60-80% of people will be affected by back pain at some point in their life. Although backpain can occur at any age, it is most commonly presents between 30 and 55. These aches could be contributed by a inactive lifestyle or improper workplace ergonomics for…
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Benefits of Pilates led by Physiotherapist

The importance of learning Pilates from a Physiotherapist Have you ever been in a situation in a class whereby you have felt that an exercise does not make sense or that it hurts? You may be unsure of the purpose of the exercise and whether you are doing the movement properly. How do you know if…
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