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Can you do Pilates if you suffer from Osteoporosis?
THE INTERNATIONAL OSTEOPOROSIS FOUNDATION (IOF) ASIAN AUDIT (PUBLISHED IN 2009) REPORTED THAT IN 2006, APPROXIMATELY 55,000 SINGAPOREAN WOMEN OVER THE AGE OF 50 YEARS SUFFERED FROM OSTEOPOROSIS. WITH AN AGEING POPULATION, THESE FIGURES ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE SEVERAL-FOLD.
July 1, 2020
Which Pilates exercises are best for those suffering from Osteoporosis?
PILATES EXERCISES DONE CORRECTLY CAN HELP PEOPLE WITH WEAKENED BONES BY INCREASING BONE DENSITY, STRENGTH AND MUSCLE MASS, IMPROVING BALANCE AND ALIGNMENT, POSTURE AND RANGE OF MOTION (ROM). CAUTION IS KEY, EVEN FOR MILD CONDITIONS, INCLUDING OSTEOPENIA (THE PRE-CURSOR TO OSTEOPOROSIS).
April 6, 2020
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