Pilates and the foam roller

It’s not just about pain.

Many people’s first thought, at the very mention of the ‘foam roller’, is a feeling of excruciating pain. Rolling the outside of your leg or your IT band can effortlessly bring on these types of sensations. Pilates sometimes make use of the foam roller for certain deep tissue release techniques (that can hurt), however there are many additional benefits. The foam roller can also be used to encourage both proprioception and stability.

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Pilates equipment at MOSIC

No two things are alike, even if they may look the same…and Pilates equipment is no exception. Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre utilises a wide range of premium Pilates equipment from reputable brands to provide our clients with a great experience that goes beyond what many average studios can offer.

We use equipment from Balanced Body, Pilates Equip and Peak Pilates at our studios. Our Collins Street studio even has a ‘classical’ reformer from Brooklyn, New York!

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Workstation Ergonomics – Help prevent the occurrence of injuries

Repetitive stress injuries (RSI’s) or occupational overuse syndrome (OOS) are musculoskeletal disorders caused due to an accumulation of very slight traumas to bone, muscle, connective tissues and nerves that eventually cause pain, numbness, loss of motion, weakness, swelling and other symptoms  The body parts most commonly involved are the fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, spine, knees and ankles.

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