Rehabilitation Pilates: An Introduction to Rehabilitation Pilates

Author / Instructor: Brent Anderson PT, Ph.D., OCS
Profession: Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists
Jurisdiction: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands (U.S.), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
CEU Hours: 2
Course Method: Online
Provider: Educata
Amount: $60
Active: Yes

This course is specifically designed to give the physical therapist an introduction to history and evolution of Pilates as it relates to the field of rehabilitation. It will also discuss the fundamental principles that guide the movement sequencing on the Pilates apparatus and mat work. Lastly, this course will focus on rehabilitation populations that can benefit from therapists that incorporate Pilates into their tool bag and will use these specific populations to demonstrate the benefits of the equipment and exercises.

Goals & Objectives:

Following your active participation in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe Joseph and Clara Pilates’ philosophy.
  2. Describe Joe’s guiding principles.
  3. Describe Polestar’s principles of movement.
  4. Understand the endless possibilities of applying Pilates exercises to rehabilitation clients.
  5. Describe the fundamental tools of Pilates that apply to rehabilitation.
  6. Make an intelligent judgment on the appropriateness of Pilates for your patients.

Continuing education credits

This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs.


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