Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates classes are taught by Physiotherapists for clients with current or previous injuries or pain.

Individual programs are developed which target problem areas and goals to achieve best possible results. Programs are designed for all levels and injures, from first timers to advanced.

Clinical Pilates is suitable for:

  • Neck and/or upper back pain
  • Shoulder pain and dysfunction
  • Lower back pain
  • Pelvic and/or hip pain
  • Post surgery – spinal, shoulder, hip, knee
  • Pre- and post-natal
  • Pelvic floor retraining
  • Degenerative joints
  • Postural and flexibility issues
  • Athletes
  • General conditioning and fitness
  • General well being
  • Injury prevention

Our Clinical Pilates Physiotherapists

  • Lisa Smalley

    MNZSP, BHSc (Physiotherapy). Clinical Pilates
  • Michelle Silvester

    MNZSP, BHSc (Physiotherapy). Clinical Pilates

Frequently Asked Questions

It is well known that pain can inhibit the function of the surrounding muscles and the way we move. Once pain has gone the muscle function does not automatically return to normal. It is necessary to improve motor control and strength to address this movement dysfunction and reduce likelihood of pain returning again