What is Spinal Stenosis?
The term “stenosis” refers to narrowing of the spinal canal through which the spinal cord travels. This usually occurs gradually over a long period of time, as the intervertebral discs and the facet joints become degenerative, with associated bony spurs (“osteophytes”) intruding into the spinal canal. The facet joints can also become enlarged with degeneration and associated inflammation. This results in a smaller diameter hole for the spinal cord to travel through, creating the potential for the spinal ...
Pilates for Back Pain
Effects of Pilates exercise programs in people with chronic low back pain: a systematic review.
Abstract: Patti A1, Bianco A, Paoli A, Messina G, Montalto MA, Bellafiore M, Battaglia G, Iovane A, Palma A.
The Pilates method has recently become a fast-growing popular way of exercise recommended for healthy individuals and those engaged in rehabilitation. Several published studies have examined the effects of Pilates method in people with chronic low back pain (LBP).
The objective of this study is to describe ...