Pilates

Pilates is an exercise system that focuses on the core postural muscles and teaches awareness of breath and alignment of the spine.

Top Helpful Cases

 Helped a lot
4 of 4 people found this helpful
I herniated a disk in my L5-S1 space. After being diagnosed, I was initially treated with pain medications and physical therapy. I also iced my back several times a day. The ice and meds made it feel the best. Physical therapy was good to learn how to do proper exercises in order to prevent pain in the future. I use ...
 Healed
2 of 2 people found this helpful
I was eleven years old and excited about starting middle school (I was an optimist) when during a routine check-up my pediatrician mentioned to my mother that my spine showed two very definate curves. One was between my shoulder blades, another was located in my lower back. The next week I was in the office of a pediatric orthopedic, who ...
 Helped a lot
2 of 2 people found this helpful
I have had sacroilliac joint pain on my right side since I was a teenager, at least 30 years now. I have a problem with my right ankle that causes me to walk with a limp. I was told this is the probable reason for the stress on the sacroilliac joint. It hurts all of the time, to varying degrees, ...

Pilates is Used For These Conditions

Area
Condition Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Conditions (average)
3.6
(11)
2 5 2 2
Hip
Hip Fracture
5.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Back Mid (Thoracic) Scoliosis
4.5
1 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Back Lower (Lumbar) Herniated Disk
4.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Back Lower (Lumbar) Sacroiliac Joint Pain
4.0
1
Back General
Back General Pain
3.0
1 1
Hip
Hip Pain
3.0
1
Knee
Knee Patello-Femoral Syndrome
3.0
1 1
Knee
Knee Osteoarthritis
3.0
1
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