Monthly Archives: October 2016
Hand arthritis exercises for mobility, strength and control
Fri,Oct 28, 2016 at 02:20PM by Carla Mullins
Hand arthritis Grip, cut, twist, pinch, unbutton, squeeze, wring, prune, chop and type; these 10 things are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the huge array of tasks our hands are capable of performing. Unfortunately for many Australians, hand and wrist arthritis can challenge both the ability to use the hands…..
Pilates reformer training courses for health professionals
Fri,Oct 28, 2016 at 11:23AM by Carla Mullins
Body Organics provides a series of intensive teacher training courses for exercise physiologists, massage therapists, physiotherapists and osteopaths wanting to obtain an understanding of the repertoire and how to teach clients using the apparatus. The series of courses is divided into distinct units that can be undertaken individually or as a set over a period of…..
Pilates hamstring exercise using the Trapeze Table
Wed,Oct 19, 2016 at 05:25PM by Carla Mullins
The hamstrings are an essential group of muscles when we walk and run, and in particular during the “toe off” stage of gait. Unfortunately many people are not as strong in their hamstrings as they should be and can tend to use their back extensors when walking. In such situations people start to complain about…..
Pilates to improve balance and vestibular response
Mon,Oct 10, 2016 at 04:23AM by Carla Mullins
Why do this balance exercise? In this exercise we have adapted the pilates apparatus to help improve the balance and vestibular responses for the client. We have used the pilates arc to create an unstable surface so that the client can improve their toe extension by walking back and forward on the arc. To increase…..