The effectiveness of a 6-week Pilates programme on outcome measures in a population of chronic neck pain patients: a pilot study.

@article{Mallin2013TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of a 6-week Pilates programme on outcome measures in a population of chronic neck pain patients: a pilot study.},
  author={Germaine Mallin and Susan K. Murphy},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={376-84}
}
Neck pain is becoming increasingly more common and multiple interventions have been advocated in its management. The literature supports the use of a variety of exercises including specific low load endurance exercises, scapular muscle retraining and neck and upper limb strengthening. Pilates is one form of exercise that is developing in popularity. This pilot uncontrolled study investigates whether a 6-week matwork based Pilates programme can change outcome measures in a group of chronic neck… CONTINUE READING
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