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Can Pilates Exercises and Diet Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite?
Posted in Research Papers / 30 May 2019
At least 80% of women worldwide are affected by cellulite to some degree. Despite the statistics, a limited number of research papers have been published on this topic. There was little done to find an effective solution.
The positive effects of Pilates on greater trochanteric bursitis
Posted in Research Papers / 03 April 2019
After evaluating numerous individuals during practical teaching hours, a conclusion was made that greater trochanteric bursitis is a relatively common condition. This research shows that greater trochanteric bursitis does not discriminate and can occur in a wide variety of individuals regardless of fitness levels, body type, gender, age, etc.
Achilles & Heels
Posted in Research Papers / 10 January 2019
This research paper aims to explore the effects of wearing high heels habitually has on the body, biomechanics and musculature with emphasis on the lower leg and in particular the calves and Achilles.
Pilates for gluteal amnesia
Posted in Research Papers / 22 November 2018
Many injuries to the knee, hip and back occur due to delayed onset or inhibition of the gluteal muscle group called gluteal amnesia.
Chronic medications, their side effects and the benefits of Pilates
Posted in Articles / 27 August 2018
The term chronic refers to a medicine or condition lasting 3 months or more. The number of patients with 3 or more chronic illness or non – communicable diseases (NCDs) in South Africa is on the rise and it is predicted that by 2020 NCD’s will account for 70% of the disease burden in developing countries.
Neck and postural stability in an unstable World
Posted in Articles / 15 August 2018
I believe that Pilates is not only imperative for dancers and sportsman alike but also for every person living, for you are only as young and happy, as your spine is healthy and flexible. Let’s take a look at Pilates for injury prevention as well as rehabilitation, achieving stability and strength in the neck and spine.