Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis who use a wheelchair: feasibility, efficacy and participant experiences.

@article{Linden2014PilatesFP,
  title={Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis who use a wheelchair: feasibility, efficacy and participant experiences.},
  author={Marietta L van der Linden and Catherine Bulley and Louise J. Geneen and Julie E. Hooper and Paula Cowan and Thomas H. Mercer},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={932-9}
}
PURPOSE This mixed methods study aimed to explore the feasibility, efficacy and the participants' experiences of a Pilates programme for people with Multiple Sclerosis (pwMS) who use a wheelchair. METHOD Fifteen pwMS took part in the 12-week Pilates programme. At baseline and after 6 and 12 weeks of the programme, sitting stability, measured as maximum progression of the Centre of Pressure when leaning sideways (COPmax), posture, pain on a Visual Analogue Scale, function, fatigue and the… CONTINUE READING
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