Our studio provides pilates classes to all local La Trobe University residents and surrounding communities.
At Northern Spinal & Sports Injury clinic, our Clinical Pilates programs are offered as part of our treatment regime and aim to improve flexibility, posture, strength and develop control and overall endurance in the body.
Our Clinical Pilates programs are specifically tailored to your condition by our qualified Physiotherapists, Osteopaths or Chiropractors, who perform real time ultrasound assessments of the stabilising muscles of the lumbar spine. This in-depth visual assessment is used to assess areas of weakness to ensure Pilates is suitable for your specific ailment; and is also helpful when addressing pelvic floor muscle dysfunction before and after pregnancy. It ensures we identify specific exercises that will aid your recovery without causing aggravation for sports injuries.
Poor Posture is a common condition among office personnel, labourers and students that is often left untreated. Over time, other parts of your body compensate for your poor posture, and therefore become out of alignment which leads to injuries such as neck pain, headaches, upper and lower back pain, as well as hip concerns.
Our clinical pilates classes aim to improve flexibility, posture, strength and develop control and overall endurance in the body to residents in La Trobe University. It has also been linked with enhancing mental cognizance. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.
Developed by Joseph Pilates during the First World War, its use was intended to aid the rehabilitation of injured and wounded soldiers. Joseph Pilates, upon developing this exercise system claimed he was 50 years ahead of his time.
Pilates is very similar to Yoga, both being considered mind-body exercises and underlining the importance of correct postures and poses. Pilates does however have a greater focus on strengthening the core stability muscles of the body.
Clinical Pilates and Reformer Pilates are designed to build strength and lean muscle tone, and improve flexibility by lengthening the body and aligning the spine. This differs from many other exercises which aim to bulk and shorten muscles, and has a variety of health benefits.
Moreover, clinical Pilates focuses on the core which assists in the development of overall body strength. The focus on the core also makes Pilates Classes desirable to individuals seeking rehabilitation from injury as this boosts postural awareness.
As a low impact exercise, Clinical Pilates is a great way to strengthen weak muscles and poor posture, by retraining the way you carry out everyday activities, ensuring the benefits gained transfer into daily life. Improving your core stability increases the chances of leading a functional and pain-free life, whilst reducing the risk of re-injury.
Pilates is designed to build strength and lean muscle tone, and improve flexibility by lengthening the body and aligning the spine. This differs from many other exercises which aim to bulk and shorten muscles, and has a variety of health benefits.
Moreover, clinical Pilates focuses on the core which assists in the development of overall body strength. The focus on the core also makes Pilates desirable to individuals seeking rehabilitation from injury as this boosts postural awareness.
Our Clinical Pilates sessions are conducted by a qualified by one of our qualified Physiotherapists, Osteopaths or Chiropractors allowing rebates with your private health fund as per your cover allowance.
Our tailored treatment plans, together with clinical Pilates can help to get your body back in proper alignment even quicker.
|MONDAY||10.00am – 12.00pm||5.00pm – 8.00pm|
|TUESDAY||CLOSED||3.00pm – 6.30pm|
|WEDNESDAY||10.00am – 12.00pm||5.00pm – 8.00pm|
|THURSDAY||CLOSED||4.00pm – 8.30pm|
|FRIDAY||CLOSED||4.00pm – 8.00pm|
|SATURDAY||8.00am – 12.00pm||CLOSED|
Clinical Pilates is claimable on Private health funds, please check out our current pilates pricing online.
Please keep in mind we require 24 hour notice if you cannot make your session booked. Cancellation fees apply for no show patients.
Northern Spinal is only a short drive from La Trobe University and we have been offering pilates classes to local residents for many years.
For more information on how pilates can help you, or to book an appointment contact us today.