Pilates for Shoulder Pain

Pilates is effective in treating shoulder pain and can even prevent shoulder pain from occurring in the first place. Pilates exercises target stability muscles, increasing the support system of the shoulder and the body as a whole.

How it works

Pilates for shoulder pain works by activating and strengthening the stability muscles of the shoulder – the rotator cuff. Pilates exercises combine 5 key elements into each exercise. This includes shoulder blade placement in static, loaded and dynamic positions to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles.

Increased rotator cuff strength helps to offload the shoulder joint and other structures such as ligaments and tendons, leading to a reduction in pain. Pilates also retrains postural muscles which improves body alignment and reduces risk of shoulder pain.

Conditions Treated

Pilates can be part of rehabilitation for many shoulder problems including:

If you have shoulder pain but are unsure of whether Pilates would benefit you, you can e-mail us office@physiolates.org.uk or call 0330 088 5778 to speak to one of our physiotherapists.

To find out more about Pilates or to book a class please call 0330 088 5778 or email us at office@physiolates.org.uk

How it works

Pilates for shoulder pain works by activating and strengthening the stability muscles of the shoulder – the rotator cuff. Pilates exercises combine 5 key elements into each exercise. This includes shoulder blade placement in static, loaded and dynamic positions to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles.

Increased rotator cuff strength helps to offload the shoulder joint and other structures such as ligaments and tendons, leading to a reduction in pain. Pilates also retrains postural muscles which improves body alignment and reduces risk of shoulder pain.

Benefits of Pilates for Shoulder Pain

There are many benefits of Pilates for shoulder pain. Here are just a few:

See what Laura had to say about how Pilates helped with her problems.

See what others had to say about their experience at Physiolates on our testimonials page.

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