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Excerpt — Pilates for Rehabilitation

What is the center?

In Pilates, centering yourself means more than finding your center of gravity; it means uniting body, mind, and spirit. (Isacowitz 2014, 9)

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Why Pilates works in injury rehab and prevention

Pilates is a great tool to assist or even enhance a physiotherapy program when someone is recovering from an injury.

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Learn this exercise: pelvic curl

This is usually one of the first exercises I teach to patients, as it is relatively simple yet emphasizes the correct recruitment of the core, articulation of the spine, mobilization of the pelvic region, and coordination of the breath pattern with movement.

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