Every Body Benefits From Pilates

Possibly one of the most exciting aspects of Pilates is that anyone can do it, and everyone can achieve amazing results. Because there’s no bouncing, jarring, or stress to your body, Pilates offers the ideal form of exercise for people who, because of joint pain or muscle weakness, shy away from exercise. It’s also convenient. You don’t need any heavy, expensive equipment, and you can…

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)

Manual therapy can be helpful for the treatment of joints that lack adequate mobility and range of motion in certain musculo-skeletal conditions. This limitation can cause discomfort, pain, and an alteration in function, posture, and movement. Manual physical therapy involves restoring mobility to stiff joints and reducing muscle tension in order to return the patient to more natural movement without pain. Thus, manual physical therapy…

STRENGTHENING YOUR BODY CORE: IT’S IMPORTANT!

Maintaining a strong body core is important at any age; balance, posture and back health have been linked to core strength.  Your core is the vital “foundation” of all your body’s movements, whether you are walking, carrying a heavy bag, or playing a sport. There are many ways that you can work on core strength, through a variety of physical activity opportunities. This article outlines…

PILATES … NOT JUST FOR ADULTS

Despite all of the opportunities for our children to “get out there” and join a sports team, go to the school track, or simply play outside– today’s society is bombarded with technology that is often more appealing. Children are easily enticed by video games, television, and MP3 players. But unfortunately these modern activities are far from beneficial to our children’s physical development, and are being…