Pilates is a kind of workout introduced by Joseph Pilates quite a few years ago. Joseph constructed gear and exercises on that gear to imitate normal body motion.


Pilates has emerged into a well-liked form of exercise normally found in gyms and can either be done on a mat or with equipment for example a reformer bed. Pilates courses are managed by health and fitness coaches who have usually taken a training course in Pilates.  There can be as many as 20 participants in a Pilates class in a gym style, every participant does the same exercise concurrently (except if injury stops them from doing a particular exercise).


In contrast, Clinical Pilates is an area of rehabilitation available from specific physiotherapy clinics. Physiotherapists who take a clinical Pilates training course, combine their current familiarity with the body, injuries and rehabilitation with a Pilates based rehabilitation method. This is usually using Pilates equipment in a one to one or select few setting.


Patients are thoroughly examined and a specific recovery or exercise regime is made to last for them in line with the clinical / fitness benefits they might need. All people begin their clinical Pilates plan with one-to-one supervision by their managing physiotherapist / clinical Pilates therapist. When they are more acquainted with their program and the equipment, they could enroll in a small group program where there are ordinarily a maximum of 4 participants, everyone of whom continues to perform their own plan while still in guidance of their therapist.


The primary purpose of clinical Pilates is to provide a more stable inner core for the spine and limbs, permitting safer, better function and helps facilitating a return to other kinds of physical activity when it comes to injury or illness.


Clinical Pilates offers a private health insurance rebate with extras cover for Physiotherapy.






Located at 1199 High St, Armadale, More Than Physio provide Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, Podiatry, Massage and TCM to the local Armadale, Malvern, Toorak, Bentleigh and McKinnon residents.