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The Pilates Reformer is a great tool for back rehab, flexibility and total body workout

Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the body. Developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, the Pilates method is a systematic practice of specific exercises and focused breathing patterns that combine flexibility, strengthening, spinal alignment, core stabilization, balance and coordination. 

The benefits of Pilates include:

  • Body awareness
  • A stronger core
  • Increased lung capacity and circulation
  • Improved coordination—both physical and mental
  • Strength and flexibility
  • Improved posture
  • Bone density and joint health improve
  • Body control

At Excel Physical Therapy we value the benefits of Pilates exercises to balance the body and improve rehabilitation potential. We have a reformer and other Pilates equipment to provide our patients with a well-rounded combination of exercises. If indicated for your injury or condition, we have a team of trained professionals that can develop a Pilates based therapeutic exercise program specifically for you, which can be billed to your insurance in conjunction with your other comprehensive physical therapy services.