Back pain is an extremely common complaint throughout Australia. In fact 8 out of 10 people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain can be caused by many things including arthritis, ligament strain, muscle strain, muscle weakness, disc injury, bone fractures, poor posture and incorrect lifting and work technique.
As there are many causes for back pain it is important that you are assessed by an experienced physiotherapist who can correctly diagnose the cause of your specific back condition. Treatment will consist of “hands on treatment” to improve pain and movement as well as back rehabilitation exercise therapy to return your back to optimal function.
Pilates is a full body physical fitness regime created by Joseph Pilates in America in the 1920’s. It is a safe and effective form of therapeutic exercise that focuses on strengthening the “core” muscles that support the back and neck. Pilates has many health benefits including; improved core muscle strength, decreased back and neck pain, … Read More
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