Rheumatoid Arthritis

Older Adults as we know in today’s society are living longer and it’s vital that they stay as active and healthy as they can.¬†Karen see lots of people with age related conditions such as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, with these conditions movement and mobility as well as strengthening muscles around the joints is crucial. There are many people who develop early onset Osteoarthritis so for them keeping muscles strong around the affected joint is important. Adapting and teaching programmes which provide suitable and effective Pilates sessions for these types of conditions feature heavily in her teaching, which is aimed at helping to reduce the acceleration of joint degeneration and the results are exceptional. During painful flare- up’s exercise should be avoided and returned to again once the pain and inflammation has eased.

Please note it is essential that you have full consent from your GP before commencing with an exercise programme.