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Can Pilates Help Kyphosis?

kyphosis

Do you have Kyphosis? It’s a fairly common back problem. In fact, there are more than 3 million cases of Kyphosis in the US per year.  What is Kyphosis?  It’s commonly known as having a “hunchback.” Kyphosis is an excessive outward curvature of the upper back and is most common in older women, often is […]

Posted by administrator in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Posture Improvement.

Abdominal Bracing and Back Pain

abdominal bracing

Have you been taught abdominal bracing exercises for back pain?  Are you aware of how you’re using your ab and back muscles?  Can you feel what’s happening in your core – in the front, in the back, along the sides?  Does your belly push outward, stay the same, or flatten when you think about stabilizing […]

Posted by administrator in Back Pain, Functional Movement.

7 Training Tips for Better Upper Back Mobility to Improve Posture and Reduce Arm and Shoulder Pain

Upper Back Mobility

How is your upper back mobility? Is it easy to arch, bend, and twist your spine? Or, do you feel kind of stiff, sore, and tight? Ever wonder why it’s a challenge to improve how you move for a healthy spine and pain-free arms and shoulders? Are your Pecs on overdrive?  Do your Anterior Deltoids […]

Posted by administrator in Functional Movement, Posture Improvement.

Reduce Back Pain: The Benefits of Breathing as Taught in Pilates

Back Pain is something that affects way too many people these days!  According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the fifth most  common reason for all physician visits in the US, and the most frequent cause of activity limitation in people younger than 45 years old. In fact according to the AMA, 70 […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Back Pain, Breathing, Exercise and Fitness, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.

Pilates Exercise Programs for Chronic Back and Neck Pain

Considering the large number of clients I’ve seen with chronic back and neck pain, and the great results they’ve had from participating in Pilates programs with me, I strongly agree with the findings from this recent research article I read in SOAP notes from PT Products.

Posted by Aliesa George in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Back Pain, Health, Pilates.