Pilates is a form of exercise devised by German-born Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century. It has since become very popular in the US and UK and focuses on breathing, alignment, core strength and flexibility.
Clinical Pilates is traditional Pilates-type exercise combined with physiotherapy assessment and expertise to provide very suitable exercises for people recovering from injury or working around specific injuries or conditions. The aim of Clinical Pilates is to enhance and strengthen your core areas like abdominals, in turn the pelvic region and the spine, all of which help you maintain an overall stable body posture, easier and higher range of motion of your arms and legs as you function in your daily life. It covers regions which are affected by either sports injuries, back injuries, childbirth etc.
Think of it like this…
Clinical Pilates a powerful tool for injury rehabilitation, it helps in stabilizing your body posture. How? Think of it like tent poles required to hold up a tent, taking up equal amount of load and balance to keep it solid and fixed. Similarly, all your muscles must be taking equal pressure and of equal strength in order for your body to function correctly.