A Tutorial for Relief from Hip Pain & “A Pain in the Butt”

A Tutorial for Relief from Hip Pain & "A Pain in the Butt" | ProActive Pilates

Have you ever found yourself experiencing pain, tension, or stiffness in your hips or glute muscles? Having either hip pain and a ‘pain in the butt’ can, truly, be a pain in the butt, especially when you’re not sure what’s causing it or how to find relief for it. What is it that causes tension […]

Fascia and Immunity: The Role of Fascia in Lymph Transport

Fascia and Immunity: The Role of Fascia in Lymph Transport | ProActive Pilates

As you may already know, fascia is the essential webbing that holds much of our bodies together. From the thin, loose layers of superficial fascia under the skin, to the thick, fibrous patches of deep fascia which support our muscles, this tissue is essential to helping our body slide, glide, and support its own weight. […]

The Importance of Posture for Minimizing Neck Pain

The Importance of Posture for Minimizing Neck Pain | ProActive Pilates

How’s your posture right now? Pause and take notice of what your body is currently doing right now. Are you standing or sitting? If seated, are your feet flat on the floor or are both sit bones evenly planted in your chair? Is your chest open, or are your shoulders rounded forward and are you […]

Why You Feel Better After Fascial Release Rolling

Why You Feel Better After Fascial Release Rolling | ProActive Pilates

Do you ever get a lasting pain or tension in your muscles that doesn’t seem to heal on its own? Have you ever tweaked one part of your body, only to find the pain showing up in a different area? More importantly, are you looking for a way to reduce or eliminate pain, increase flexibility, […]

6 Things You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy Before You Start

6 Things You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy Before You Start | ProActive Pilates

Like your heart tirelessly pumping blood, or your GI tract steadily digesting food, your pelvic floor is an unsung hero in your body. The pelvic floor is made up of springy, elastic tissue that sits horizontally, like a hammock or trampoline stretched across the bottom of the pelvic bowl, which is made up of 2 […]

6 Benefits of Getting Professional Physiotherapy Tools from the Shop

6 Benefits of Getting Professional Physiotherapy Tools from the Shop | ProActive Pilates

Physiotherapy can be an invaluable way to regain your strength, apply healthy habits to your day, and work towards physical recovery. Whether you’ve been involved in a car crash or have a sports injury, or if you’re simply dealing with ongoing pain, this modality of treatment has the power to build strength and get you […]

5 Things I Recommend You Do Between Physiotherapy Treatments

5 Things I Recommend You Do Between Physiotherapy Treatments | ProActive Pilates

Physiotherapy can be an incredible tool. Whether you’re recovering from a car accident, sports injury, poor posture, or any number of other physical limitations, physiotherapy has been proven time and again that it’s an invaluable treatment.  There’s a reason it’s so widely recommended: it truly helps. And when done right, it can be transformative. However, […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Fascial Release, Answered

Frequently Asked Questions About Fascial Release, Answered | ProActive Pilates

For many, ongoing physical pain, tension, and a lack of mobility impact life each and every day. Whether it’s discomfort at work or not being able to do the activities you want to do, these physical issues can have wide-reaching effects on all of us. Often, the source of chronic pain lies in a special […]

Why You Should Start Doing Clinical Pilates Today

Why You Should Start Doing Clinical Pilates Today | ProActive Pilates

Have you been searching for a new way to exercise your body to help you get stronger, protect yourself from injury, and treat any existing health problems you might be experiencing?  Dealing with pain, injury, and lack of mobility can be exhausting, not only on a physical level but also on a mental one. When […]