ProHealth Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio Blog

February 22, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Jack Knife

Pilates Jack Knife is an intermediate Pilates mat exercise. In the classical Pilates mat sequence it follows Neck Pull. The Jack Knife is often considered the […]
February 15, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Hip Twist 

The Pilates Hip Twist is an advanced Pilates mat exercise. It demands a high level of control, coordination, and centering, three of the main principles of […]
January 31, 2024

Orthopedic Problems Solved by Physical Therapy

The most common reasons patients need or request physical therapy are orthopedic reasons, even if the patient is not aware that the problem is orthopedic. Simply […]
January 29, 2024

Pilates Exercise: Boomerang

Pilates Exercise: Boomerang What is the Pilates exercise Boomerang? Pilates boomerang is an advanced Pilates mat exercise for the entire body. It requires all six of […]
December 15, 2023

Sitting Pretty Workshop offered by Dr. Karyn Staples at ProHealth

People were not created to sit all day. In generations past, being active was a requirement of everyday life for most people to survive, as typical […]
December 6, 2023

Pilates Myth 2: Pilates Reformers are intimidating

If you think Pilates reformers are intimidating, you are not alone. But fear not, anyone who loves the reformer was once a beginner! With springs, straps […]
December 6, 2023

Pilates Myth 3: Pilates requires flexibility

Are you feeling a little stiff and sore? Do you find simple daily movements have slowly become increasingly uncomfortable? If you think it’s too late to improve […]
November 24, 2023

Pilates Myth 1: Pilates is a FAD

This article is the first of a 3 article series covering the top 3 myths of Pilates. In this article, we’ll deeply dive into why Pilates […]
November 13, 2023

Physical Therapy – Active Release Technique decreases pain while increasing mobility

In the 1980s a young chiropractor named Dr. Michael Leahy was becoming more dissatisfied with traditional soft-tissue treatment methods, especially for professional and Olympic athletes who […]
November 2, 2023

Debunking the Top 3 Myths of Pilates

Pilates is loved by many and yet, there remains several myths about Pilates. In this article, we’ll briefly cover the top 3 myths of Pilates; Pilates […]
March 7, 2022

Pilates vs. Yoga for Back Pain

Eight out of ten people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Many people look for natural ways to relieve current back pain […]