Should you Rest when your Back Hurts?

The majority of the people who come through our doors are seeking relief from back pain. Unfortunately, many of them have been told -or have simply assumed- that the best way to recover from their pain is to ice and lie down – and use their back muscles as little as possible. They’ve been advised […]

Do You Really Need an MRI?

Do you really need an MRI for that? This is probably the number one question we get from clients  – especially those who suffer from back or neck pain.  Believe me, I get it! When you have pain that won’t go away, and it’s shooting down your arm or leg, often causing numbness and tingling […]

Is Running Bad for Your Knees when you’re Over 50?

This is a question we get asked a lot — especially by clients who are getting older and worried that they won’t be able to keep running into their 50s and 60’s. The short answer? No! If you experience knee pain when you run, it’s not that you’ve “aged out” of the sport! It’s probably […]

Don’t let aches and pains ruin your golf season

Spring is finally here, which means golf season is right around the corner! And there is nothing worse than an injury or chronic pain getting in the way of you enjoying your favorite sport. At our office, we see a lot of chronic golf injuries — especially from folks in their 50’s and 60’s. That’s […]

Join Our Annual March “MAT”ness Challenge!

Our annual March MATness challenge starts this Friday, March 1st! It’s totally FREE and anyone can join. What is March MATness?? It’s a month-long celebration of Mr. Joseph Pilates. You’ll get to learn all 34 of his exercises and we’ll be doing them right along with you 🙂 By joining the challenge and participating with […]

Five Ways Pilates Keeps you FIT for Winter Activities

We’re in the middle of winter now, which means activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and ice skating are in full swing. And we LOVE these kinds of activities because they have so many benefits. They get you outside when so many people want to hibernate during the cold winter months. They are great for your […]

The Snow is Coming… 5 Tips to Prevent Hurting your Back

When you live in New England, there is no doubt that at some point you will HAVE to shovel snow. There are some pros — like it being a good workout and getting out into the fresh air. But for the most part, this activity is known for its cons — that it’s cold, wet, […]

New Year — New You — New Pain?

New year, new you, right? We’re officially in 2019 and it’s a brand new start… You’re excited, you’re motivated, and you’re on your way to achieving your goals for the year. But what happens when back pain hits you? Or your knee starts to hurt? Or your hip starts bothering you? The last thing you […]

Setting Goals for the New Year: Part Four — Small Goals That Get You to Big Goals

You’ve reached the final installment of our goal-setting series, which means you’re in great shape to start the New Year off right! So far, we’ve talked about addressing the obstacles between you now and where you want to be in a year, choosing a long term goal, and breaking that long term goal into a […]

Setting Goals for the New Year: Part Three — Achieving Your Long Term Goal

If you’re keeping up with our goal-setting series, you may have already chosen a long term goal (or several) for 2019. If not, check out the post here! Choosing a goal is an important step, but there’s no use having a goal if you’re not going to put the work in to achieve it. The […]