A great thing about pilates is that, because it has a low impact on your muscles, it can be done daily without leaving you with sore muscles like a lot of other exercises do.
This means that for us people with arthritis our pilates studio sessions can easily be supplement with a daily routine which can be done at home.
We have compiled a list of exercises that do not require equipment called the daily dozen which can be done daily.
Please note that these exercises are not a comprehensive routine and are meant to supplement regular pilates sessions.
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Arthritis can be a debilitating disease causing joints to inflame, lock up and cause great amounts of pain.
latest scientific thinking towards treating arthritis involves
strengthening supporting muscle groups and increasing or at least
maintaining joint mobility.
Of course there is a lot more that
can be done in treating arthritis however using pilates techniques for
strengthening and stretching should be a great help.
section we look into exactly what pilates can do for sufferers of
arthritis and recommend some daily exercises that can help and explain
what and why they are helpful.