Knee osteoarthritis Management

Osteoarthritis, often referred to as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common disease affecting weight-bearing joints like knee joints. Osteoarthritis causes pain, muscle weakness, and limits the joints range of motion which can lead to disability. Factors such as excess weight, joint trauma, misalignment (pinch knee, bow knee), weakness of quadriceps muscle and abnormal…

Kinesiophobia – The hidden reason why the back pain becomes chronic

Kinesiophobia – The hidden reason why the back pain becomes chronic Kinesiophobia is a disorder where a person believes that movement can cause more injury and pain. A constant cycle of pain, fear, disuse and depression can be a result of kinesiophobia and it definitely slows down a normal recovering process from injury. This can…

Benefits of Pilates for before and after knee and hip replacement surgery

  Knee and hip joints replacements are becoming more and more common. These procedures improve the quality of life for those people who suffered from constant joint pain and loss of function. Pilates is a great training method before and after knee and hip replacement surgery. By getting into better shape before surgery with Pilates,…

Pilates – The best way rehab orthopedic injuries

Pilates – The best way to injury recovery and prevention  If you are injured and have pain, did you know that there is more to recovery than just getting rid of pain? If your rehab only focuses on pain it will always miss the root cause of the real problem. The fact is that pain…

Home exercises vs. Pilates training for Orthopedic Rehab

Home Exercises vs Pilates for Orthopedic Rehabilitation Therapeutic exercises are a part of traditional physical therapy and they are a very important way to get the client more involved in their own rehabilitation process. Unfortunately, the home exercises should be given only if clients can do them with proper form by recruiting correct muscles. Unfortunately,…