Class: Pilates and Yoga for Lower Back Pain
A complete class for flexion related lower back pain
- Do you have lower back pain with prolonged sitting that limiting your ability to drive or travel long distances?
- Is your lower back pain worse with bending, gardening or lifting?
- Does walking or standing generally improve your pain?
- Would you like a gentle physio-pilates and yoga sequence to enjoy from the comfort of your own home that includes expert pain relieving tips?
This class is for you! Our qualified physiotherapy and exercise physiology team will take you through a short explanation of ‘flexion related’ lower back pain and the variety of potential causes to help you relieve your pain! "Flexion related pain' simply means your pain is more commonly worsened by bending forward, lifting or sitting.
Throughout the class we then journey through a mix of supine, seated and standing exercises including a yoga flow and pilates core stability and strengthening. We also include physio tips to manage pain with sitting and bending, as well as a guided relaxation.
This class is designed for mild to moderate lower back pain. It is not suitable in the presence of nerve impingement radiating into leg pain, paraesthesia or neurological compromise.
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Nichole is a qualified Physiotherapist with a passion for health and education! She has over 20 years of clinical experience in physiotherapy private practice with expertise in spinal, hip and pelvic problems. She has been involved in physiotherapy education for over 15 years through a variety of platforms including Australia wide workshops, conferences, lectures and online learning platforms.
Nichole is also a qualified yoga teacher, mindfulness meditation teacher and pilates instructor.
Nichole offers you a wealth of knowledge, insight and expertise in all of her educational courses. Her clear and professional explanations are designed to help you with your understanding!
She is passionate about empowering patients, therapist's and yoga instructors with the opportunity to improve their understanding and health through education.
Nichole looks forward to sharing her knowledge with you with her online courses!