|A MAT class in The Body Workshop Studios.|
Help Avoid Hip & Knee Replacement-Do Pilates…
160,000 hip and knee replacements were performed in the UK last year with NHS average waiting times increasing to more than 18 weeks but surgery should be a last resort as most of us can do something for ourselves to help avoid the need for surgery. Self-help measures can be very effective and most of us can future proof ourselves from surgery
|Stretching exercise on Pilates Reformer machines|
The gluteal muscles in the buttocks and flexors in the pelvis are important for hip strength and flexibility and mobilizing the leg bone in the hip socket. Nolan goes on to explain that stretching is also important to keep the muscles flexible as exercising brings more blood flow to the area and makes the muscle more amenable to change.