Thursday, July 7, 2016

Benefits of Pilates on Quality of Life with MS

Symptoms of MS can include fatigue, weakness, impaired posture, and difficulties with movement and cognition. Symptomatic treatment of MS often combines medication, rehabilitation, exercise, nutrition, or mind-body techniques and complementary medicine.

Exercise is a frequently used treatment that has demonstrated significant improvements in muscle strength, exercise tolerance, and mobility in studies of people with MS. But the majority of these studies have focused on strengthening and aerobic exercises, not on exercises that improve core stability. Yoga and clinical Pilates are two mind-body techniques that do focus on core stability.

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Clinical Pilates Improves Cognitive Function and Quality of Life in People with MS

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