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Lethbridge Clinical Pilates

Benefits of this program include better range of motion, ease of movement, recovery from injury and prevention of further injuries. Some common musculoskeletal conditions that can be relieved through Clinical Pilates are neck pain, lower back pain, scoliosis and hip instability.

Lethbridge CLINICAL PILATES Services

At Waso, we offer clinical pilates in Lethbridge. Our clinicians specialize in tailoring each session to best meet the individual needs of our clients. We provide a welcoming atmosphere so that you can work through your goals in comfort. Patients can expect to find measurable results from this comprehensive form of exercise.

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What is CLINICAL PILATES?

Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on strengthening the body’s core muscles, improving balance and coordination, and increasing flexibility. Engaging in regular pilates can help prevent injuries and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Clinical pilates takes this one step further by offering personalized classes tailored to your individual needs in a professionally supervised setting. By using specialized equipment such as reformers, wall units, and towers, clinic pilates is designed to provide a safe and effective way to help restore normal movement patterns, regardless of your age or fitness level. With expert instruction from certified trainers, you'll benefit from improved posture, enhanced functional activity and a more balanced lifestyle.

  • Can physiotherapy prevent injuries?
    Yes, physiotherapy plays a crucial role in injury prevention by assessing movement patterns, identifying risk factors, and implementing strategies to improve biomechanics, strength, flexibility, and overall physical conditioning. Our Lethbridge Physiotherapists also provide education on injury prevention techniques and ergonomic principles to reduce the risk of future injuries.
  • How long does a physiotherapy session last?
    The duration of a physiotherapy session varies depending on the individual's condition and treatment plan. Typically, sessions last between 30 minutes to one hour, but this can vary based on the complexity of the condition and the specific interventions being provided.
  • What Are The Benefits of Physiotherapy?
    Physiotherapy can benefit individuals with a wide range of physical conditions, including musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, respiratory conditions, and cardiovascular conditions. Physiotherapy can help to relieve pain, improve physical function and mobility, and prevent further injury. Additionally, physiotherapy can improve overall physical health and well-being, leading to a better quality of life.
  • Can I do physiotherapy exercises at home?
    Yes, many physiotherapy exercises can be done at home as part of your treatment plan. Your Lethbridge physiotherapist will provide instructions and guidance on how to perform them correctly.
  • How Does Physiotherapy Work?
    Physiotherapy treatment involves a combination of manual therapy, exercise, and education. Physiotherapists use hands-on techniques like massage, mobilization, and manipulation to reduce pain and enhance joint and muscle function. They also develop personalized exercise programs to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. Education is also a crucial component of physiotherapy, as it empowers individuals to manage their condition and prevent further injury.
  • How long will it take to see results from physiotherapy?
    The length of time it takes to see results from physiotherapy will depend on a number of factors, including the severity and complexity of your condition, your overall health and fitness level, and your adherence to your treatment plan. In some cases, you may start to see improvements within a few sessions, while in others it may take several weeks or months to achieve your goals.
  • How Can Physiotherapy Help With Musculoskeletal Injuries?
    Physiotherapy is particularly effective in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries such as back pain, neck pain, and joint pain. Physiotherapists can provide manual therapy to relieve pain and improve joint and muscle function. They can also develop personalized exercise programs to improve strength, flexibility, and balance, which can help prevent further injury.
  • Where can I find a qualified Clinical Pilates instructor?
    You won't have to look very far, as we have certified clinical pilates instructors at Waso Physio. Book your appointment today!
  • Do I need a referral from a doctor to see a physiotherapist?
    In most cases, you do not need a referral from a doctor to see a physiotherapist. However, some insurance plans may require a referral to cover the cost of treatment. If you're unsure whether you need a referral, it's best to check with your insurance provider.
  • Is massage therapy covered by insurance?
    In some cases, massage therapy might be covered by health insurance if it's prescribed as part of a medical treatment plan. Check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage.
  • What should I expect during a massage therapy session?
    During a massage therapy session, you can expect to lie down on a massage table while the therapist applies pressure to different areas of your body using their hands, fingers, elbows, and forearms. You may be asked to undress to your comfort level.
  • Can pregnant women get massages?
    Yes, many massage therapists offer prenatal massage, specifically tailored for pregnant women. It can help alleviate discomfort, reduce stress, and promote relaxation. Contact Waso Physio today to schedule your prenatal massage!
  • Can massage therapy help with pain management?
    Yes, massage therapy can be a helpful tool for managing pain caused by injury, chronic conditions, or muscle tension. Your massage therapist can work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs.
  • What is massage therapy?
    Massage therapy is a hands-on therapy that involves manipulating muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues of the body to relieve tension, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.
  • Can massage therapy help with stress and anxiety?
    Yes, massage therapy is known for its relaxation benefits and can help reduce stress and anxiety. The soothing touch and calm environment can have a positive impact on mental well-being.
  • What can massage therapy do for you?
    Massage therapy can help reduce stress and anxiety, improve circulation, increase flexibility, reduce muscle tension and pain, improve sleep, boost the immune system, and promote overall well-being.
  • Can Clinical Pilates help with chronic pain?
    Yes, Clinical Pilates can be beneficial for managing chronic pain, especially back pain and joint issues. Consult a healthcare professional for guidance.
  • Are there any age restrictions for Clinical Pilates?
    No, Clinical Pilates is suitable for people of all ages, from children to seniors. It can be adapted to meet individual needs.
  • How often should I practice Clinical Pilates?
    The frequency of practice can vary depending on your goals and fitness level. Typically, 2-3 sessions per week are recommended for optimal results.
  • Is Clinical Pilates suitable for beginners?
    Absolutely! Clinical Pilates can be adapted to suit all levels of fitness, including beginners. It's a gentle yet effective way to improve overall health.
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