Pilates Achieves Real Results For Knee Injury

I am a 58 year old male who has always enjoyed outdoor activities. Having competed in Triathlons since 2006, I stepped up in the 2012/13 Gatorade Series to be in the top 10 in my Age Group. I joined Tri-Alliance and started to get into some serious training in late 2013.


Then disaster struck on a training run around the Tan in July 2014 where I tripped and tore the meniscus in my right knee. After a period of 3 months and a visit to an Orthopaedic Surgeon the verdict was “you need to give up running” as you have severe osteoarthritis, as well as a torn meniscus and you will probably need a knee replacement in the long term.

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I feel stronger and more functional than I have in months – Shane D’Rozario

I am writing to you because my wife interrogated me last night about why I’m in a much better mood than I have been for some time.

The Answers:

  1. I’m not waking up with a base level of debilitating back and neck pain (with once to twice weekly headaches).
  2. I feel stronger and more functional than I have in months.
  3. I get to visit a light-filled positive space with seemingly like-minded people (in respect to their health) and an awesome Pilates instructor in your practice a couple of times a week (unfortunately probably reverting to once a week ‘soonish’ due to budgetary constraints).

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