Is Pilates Becoming a Mainstream Physical Therapy Modality??

Pilates has been around for years and traditionally, not a technique taught in Physical Therapy programs.  However, Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT is a certified Pilates Instructor that is now teaching Pilates as part of the PT program at California State University Northridge.  She also is co-owner of Core Conditioning Physical Therpy in Studio City, Ca and a big believer in the value of gentle exercise.  This week, Dawn-Marie takes listeners on a 2 part journey exploring Pilates and its use in Physical Therapy.  In Episode #1, she talks about how therapists are finding the value of Pilates and applying the exercises and techniques to help injured patients.  Specifically, she will teach you the grounding posture and proper breathing methods associated with Pilates.  Next week she will discuss the value of Pilates for patients with pelvic floor dysfunction.

Download the Grounding document for picture and description.  For more information respond to



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  1. Holly
    Posted September 29, 2009 at 11:48 am | Permalink

    How do I download the grounding document for picture and description? I don’t see any links. Thanks.

  2. admin
    Posted October 6, 2009 at 4:57 pm | Permalink

    Directly underneath the Audio podcast file that you can play is an EBook PDF file you can double click on to open. You can also click on the word “download” next to that ebook icon.

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