Dr. Hooman Melamed, orthopedic spine surgeon, discusses how Pilates can help your back, knees and hips on Trans-StarOnline. Knee injuries, even something as minor as a sprain, can affect more than just the knee joint. The knees are important for balance and an injured knee can cause a person to have hip problems and low back pain. Pilates can strengthen your core muscles, increase flexibility and strength, as well as help with balance. Pilates movements can also be key because a doctor or a holistic health practitioner can see how your joints move and how they respond to the movement.
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