Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions

This course will teach students how to apply the Pilates technique and specific exercises to build muscle strength, restore mobility and improve posture. It will enable students to support clients with hip, knee, lower back and shoulder complaints and understand certain Pilates exercises that may assist these clients.

10 points

CPD Points

100% Online Learning

Delivery Method

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Overview

This course will teach students how to apply the Pilates technique and specific exercises to build muscle strength, restore mobility and improve posture. It will enable students to support client with hip, knee, lower back and shoulder complaints and understand certain Pilates exercises that may assist these clients. Your staff will be able to offer specialist rehabilitative services working alongside physiotherapists and other health professionals and also use their expertise to offer more inclusive classes

Learning

This online e-learning course is formatted into bite-size lessons giving the opportunity to start and stop training to suit commitments. The course consists of fully interactive online tutorials supported by downloadable resources, all designed to suit a wide range of learning styles.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 Mat Pilates Instructor Course, or equivalent.

Assessment

Online Multiple Choice Exam

Modules

Skeletal conditions

→ Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and hyper-mobility syndrome conditions. Students learn how to keep clients mobile and strong and advise on safe Pilates style exercises that can be incorporate into mixed ability classes.

Shoulder and elbow conditions

→ Anatomy of the shoulder joint. The student will understand common rotator cuff problems and injuries as well how to support clients with frozen shoulder or golfers elbow, allowing clients to gradually restore pain free movement again.

Spinal conditions

→ Informative refresher on the complexity of the spine outlining the different categories of lower back pain, when to refer and how to modify exercises appropriately to help clients with non-specific lower back pain. Students will learn how to prescribe exercises for clients with sciatica and other less common spinal conditions such as spondylosis, spondylolisthesis and ankylosing spondylitis.

Hip and knee conditions

→ Advice and contraindications for joint replacement. Trochanteric bursitis and common ligament tears or injuries, what precautions to take and exercises that are suitable during the rehabilitation process.

Useful Information

What's the benefit to my organisation?

Your staff will be able to offer specialist rehabilitative services working alongside physiotherapists and other health professionals and also use their expertise to offer more inclusive classes. Your staff are more likely to retain your clients, earn referrals and get results if they can keep their clients engaged with interesting and varied training programmes.

  • Retain Members

  • Grow member referrals

  • Offer more inclusive classes

  • Provide specialist rehabilitative services

  • Improve client satisfaction and engagement

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