Your spine needs to be kept mobile – Pilates delivers rehabilitation and protection for your back through a full body workout with the emphasis on alignment, breath, core, coordination, stamina, relaxation, concentration, and flowing movements.
A high percentage of back pain sufferers don’t move or exercise enough to avoid causing more pain which unintentionally creates a vicious cycle of long-term back pain – it’s time for you to break the cycle.
Pilates alleviates back pain and it’s a tried and tested method endorsed by back surgeons.
3 million people in the UK are estimated to be taking long-term sick leave or say they are unable to work due to back pain
Nuffield Health – HR Review
I see many patients with chronic back pain and the majority of it can be resolved through core activation, spine and pelvis rebalancing as well as relaxation and breathing techniques. Pilates hits all those areas and this is why I recommend that my patients do Pilates and I refer many to Anaya. Pilates should be an essential part of a regular exercise routine.
Days lost to sickness or injury at work can often be avoided by simply keeping active and doing the right exercise
Movement is undoubtedly the best medicine for your mind, body and soul and is the best preventative tool to protect your back.
Sitting behind a desk and daily long commutes to and from work can often have lasting affects on your posture and are a major cause of back pain. With Pilates you can do something about it. For example, we’ve designed a series of exercises you can actually do whilst sitting at your desk. Here’s our free short workout for your Neck & Shoulders.