Pilates for Knee Pain
At Physiolates we can help reduce, eliminate and even prevent knee pain through exercise based rehabilitation. Knee pain can be very debilitating and difficult to eliminate if not treated appropriately. Often, knee pain originates from sources other than the knee, for example, weak gluteals or tight musculature surrounding the knee. In Physiolates, our Pilates trained physiotherapists and sports therapists focus on strengthening those weaknesses and ironing out any tension which could be contributing to your pain.
How it works
Pilates is a series of exercises which works to strengthen the muscles that surround your knee and hip such as your gluteals and your core, which aid in the stability and appropriate movement patterns of your knee. Pilates exercises can also aid with the flexibility surrounding any tight musculature surrounding the knee, allowing your muscles to work at their optimal level. We provide both 1:1 private sessions as well as Pilates classes where our therapists provide you with individual attention to focus on technique.
- Ligament sprains
- Hamstring strains
- Muscle strains
- Arthritic knees
- Meniscal injury
- ITB syndrome
- Chondromalacia Patella
- Patellar mal-tracking
Benefits of Pilates for Knee Pain include:
- Improve strength of gluteal muscles and lateral hip muscles to aid with alignment of hip and knee
- Improve flexibility and strength of muscles surrounding the knee to aid with patellar (knee cap) tracking
- Improve balance and coordination to decrease strain on knee
- Improve passive and active range of motion in the knee joint
- Reduces risk of injury
- Quicker return to previous level of function following knee operation
- Quicker return to sport
If you have knee pain but are unsure whether Pilates would benefit you, you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0330 088 5778 to speak to one of our physiotherapists.
See what others had to say about their experience at Physiolates on our testimonials page.
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