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Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! 0

Posted on 28, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

Side Lying Leg Raises – Functional or not?! I thought this might be a useful topic to discuss, as often some exercises get over-looked for not being ‘functional’ exercises. For example the side lying clam shells or side leg raises in Pilates. Some people are advised not to bother with these as they ‘are’nt functional’ enough. However, often we are always given these sorts of exercises from our physiotherapists to strengthen our weak gluteus is there something they know that we don’t know or are they now a redundant exercise? Before I start, I would like to say that I [&hellip

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Can foot motion be the major contributor to lower back and pelvic pain? 0

Posted on 8, August 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain, Exercises, Pilates Classes

How abnormal foot motion can be a major contributor to lower back and pelvic problems. The foot contains many bones, joints and tendons that work together to enable gait. Dysfunction of any of these aspects of the foot may cause problems anywhere along the kinetic chain and in the lower back. Pilates has developed a reputation for building core strength, especially once the fitness and physical therapy worlds came to Pilates in the 1990s.  Along the way, the core became the mantra of Pilates. However, with so many people suffering from lower back pain and pelvic problems I thought having [&hellip

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Back Pain/Sacroilliac Joint Pain 0

Posted on 25, February 2013

in Category Back and Neck Pain

Do you suffer or been diagnosed with Sacroilliac Joint Pain? Please get in touch!! Well if you have/do, I totally understand where you come from as I too have suffered and still undergoing day to day rehabilitation for the dysfunction and Ican highly recommend a few exercises that can help to address the issue which might not go away overnight but its a step in the right direction. For anyone that suffers from SIJ pain its a rather constant annoying pain that never seems to leave your side. When you get up from a chair or roll over in bed [&hellip

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