Strengthening for Sports: Best Exercises to Prevent Injury

Strengthening for Sports: Best Exercises to Prevent Injury | ProActive Pilates

For many of us, sports are a key part of everyday life. Whether you regularly practice with a team, enjoy the weekend by mountain biking on the trails, or simply like to get active by playing with friends, the physical, mental, and social benefits of sports are well-known.  Of course, playing sports demands strength, flexibility, […]

Relieve Back Pain: How Core Exercises (Including Multifidus Activation) Can Help!

Relieve Back Pain: How Core Exercises (Including Multifidus Activation) Can Help! | ProActive Pilates

If you, like so many, experience regular or constant back pain, you’re no doubt looking for a solution. There’s no shortage of services, products, routines, and formulas targeting back pain. However, in many cases, the solution to relieve back pain is easier and more accessible than it may seem. With so many years of experience […]

5 Key Medical Signs to Book an Assessment with a Physiotherapist

5 Key Medical Signs to Book an Assessment with a Physiotherapist | ProActive Pilates

You’ve probably heard lots about physiotherapy over the years. Maybe you’ve even tried it for yourself, possibly for an acute injury or to address something more long-term. In any case, physiotherapy is known to have many benefits for our flexibility, pain levels, strength, and general well-being. But how do you know when you’d benefit the […]

‘Be Injury Resilient’: 4 Reasons Physiotherapy is so Good for You

‘Be Injury Resilient’: 4 Reasons Physiotherapy is so Good for You | ProActive Pilates

When it comes to the science of physiotherapy, you may be wondering, how does it actually work? How do the stretches, exercises, and other movements in physiotherapy help to reduce recovery time, soothe pain, and improve range of motion? And how do they help to protect your body for the future, making you resilient to […]

3 Key Physiotherapy Techniques that Will Help You Get Your Game On

3 Key Physiotherapy Techniques that Will Help You Get Your Game On | ProActive Pilates

Whether you’re a highly trained athlete or you play sports for fun and to stay healthy, you want to play at your best. Competition or not, there’s nothing quite like the sensation you’ve improved and are excelling in your sports of choice because of the work and effort you’ve put in. Olympians and rec league […]

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 […]

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, […]