How Pilates Can Help Lower Back Pain

01st March 2018


The important principles of Pilates are consistent with an exercise program that promotes back health, joints stability, capacity and strengthening the majority of body’s muscle. In particular, learning awareness of neutral alignment of the spine and strengthening the deep postural muscles that support this alignment are important skills for the back pain patient. In addition, postural asymmetries can be improved as well. Before starting a Pilates exercise program, it is always advisable to check with a physician or other healthcare provider.


The majority of exercises in Pilates are designed to strengthen the core and legs especially glutes, hamstrings and hip flexors, building a perfect posture, decreasing wear and tear resulting from uneven stresses on the intervertebral joints and discs. The exercises in the Pilates should be mentally and physically challenging, but not so difficult that they cause anyone to struggle. Some of the movements are very difficult and challenging, if an exercise causes pain - it is best to stop and tell the instructor. Finally, it may take a while for the full benefits of a Pilates exercise program to be realized.

With a training twice a week in any Pilates class or personal session for those with serious problem, definitely you will explore the benefits of the Pilates.
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