Pilates for Back Pain
This class is not running at present due to Covid-19 - if you are interested in taking part in this specialised Pilates Class please call treat Reception to register your interest.
If you’ve ever suffered from back pain you’re not alone, it affects almost 80% of us at some point in our lives! Our jobs and lifestyles cause us to sit, stand and move in un-natural postures, leading to tension, stiffness, muscular imbalance and pain!
Learn exercises and self-care tips to strengthen your back, restore balance within your body and relieve pain.
Your place includes an exercise and self-care guide, to build on your progress during and after the course.
The course is led by Claire Gurney, a specialist Pilates instructor in back pain and Orthopaedic conditions.
£50 for 6 weeks or £12 per week.
To book a treatment or buy a gift voucher please call treat's Reception Team: 01603 514195 or [email protected]
Claire is a chartered physiotherapist trained in Pilates, which she uses for injury rehabilitation and to help clients manage or overcome long term health problems such as arthritis or osteoporosis. She’s recently started working with Rosie Taylor's "wellfitmumma" team providing Monday & Wednesday “musculoskeletal Physiotherapy clinics” addressing musculoskeletal issues, including back , upper or lower limb injuries , sports and work related injuries and to offer general physiotherapy, She also treats pregnant clients for remedial pregnancy massage & 1-1 rehab Pilates.
Over the past 9 years Claire has used exercise rehabilitation for health, well-being and recovery around the world, working in London, York and Melbourne in Australia. She returned to Norwich on a permanent basis in 2014 and has been part of the Treat team from day one, initially teaching weekly Pilates classes and individual sessions to individuals, small groups and local businesses in Norwich. She has continued to develop her skills, training to teach Pilates to people living with and recovering from cancer treatment, using exercise to overcome the effects of surgery and limit the impact of fatigue or medication on health and well-being. She is also a trained massage therapist providing Swedish, Sports pregnancy, oncology and “TMJD massage” (for people with issues related to temporo-mandibular joint disorder) at treat Norwich and recently qualified as a physiotherapist.
From her work, training and own experience Claire understands that it is often the quality, not the quantity of movement that determines health, fitness and sporting success. She was drawn to pilates because its principles of alignment, concentration and control emphasis standing, moving and exercising with correct technique. She incorporates these essential pilates techniques into her physiotherapy practice and adapts Pilates classes and sessions to individual needs, often using small equipment or supports to improve technique and make the exercises more effective.
|Physiotherapy||50-60 mins||£60 Initial Appointment|
|Physiotherapy||30-40 mins||£45 Follow Up Appointment|
|TMJ Massage||30 mins||£35|
|TMJ Massage||60 mins||£45|
|TMJ Massage||90 mins||£65|
|“Light Touch” Massage||30 mins||£35|
|“Light Touch” Massage||60 mins||£45|
|“Light Touch” Massage||90 mins||£65|
|Oncology Massage||30 mins||£35|
|Oncology Massage||60 mins||£45|
|Oncology Massage||90 mins||£65|
|One to one Pilates/small group||60 mins||
£40 per session
£200 for 6 sessions
|One to one Pilates/small group||30 mins||£25|
|Pilates Classes||45-60 mins||£50 for 6 x weeks|
|Pilates Drop in Class (if class is not fully booked)||45-60 mins||£10 a week (please check with reception for availability)|
To book an appointment with Claire, please call treat's Reception Team: 01603 514195 or [email protected]
For more information visit Claire's website