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Physio for Women Pilates Class


The Physio for Women Pilates classes are held at Woodstock Town Hall on Wednesdays @ 1800 and 1900.

The classes come in a block of twelve and cost £120. Booking is essential and full payment is required upfront.

More about Pilates:-

It is well known that Pilates focuses on retraining, re-strengthening and reconditioning your core muscles.

The core is a specific group of muscles which provide support to your abdomen, back, pelvic girdle and pelvic organs. The diaphragm forms the top of your core cylinder and the pelvic floor muscle forms the bottom. The sides and the front of your core are made up of the abdominal muscles (transverses abdominus), and the back by a spinal stabiliser called multifidus (see Fig 3)

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The pelvic floor muscle is being increasingly acknowledged as a key stabiliser for the back and pelvic girdle as well as its more traditional roles of continence and pelvic organ support. Evidence suggests that poor function and motor control of the pelvic floor can be a significant contributing factor in ongoing musculoskeletal, gynaecological, urological and colorectal dysfunction. Observational trials have further found a strong link between low back and pelvic pain and associated pelvic floor dysfunction such as incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

The Physio for Women Pilates classes are a fusion of traditional Pilates and specialist Women’s health physiotherapy exercises and movement sequences for all your Women’s Health needs. There is an additional  focus on rehabilitating the pelvic floor muscles in their entirety and with the surrounding connecting lumbo-pelvic musculature.

These classes are ideal for patients who have:-

Musculoskeletal problems:-

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain

  • Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction

  • Symphysis pubis dysfunction

  • Back and neck pain

  • Shoulder problems
  • Abdominal muscle separation (after an initial physiotherapy assessment)

  • Coccyx pain

  • Hip pain & Knee pain

  • Sciatica

Pelvic Floor problems:-

  • Stress urinary incontinence

  • Urge incontinence

  • Urine urgency

  • Decreased sensation to pass urine and hesitancy

  • Faecal incontinence

  • Faecal urgency

  • Flatal incontinence (inability to control wind)

  • Constipation

  • Perineal tears during childbirth (including pain, sensitivity)

  • Pelvic organ prolapse (uterine, bladder, rectum)

  • Vaginismus

  • Vulvodynia

Physio for Women – Specialist Physiotherapy & Pilates