Building a strong core foundation will allow your body to function at a higher capacity, improve your posture and reduce the incidence of pain and injury.
About Clinical Pilates
Clinical Pilates is a modified form of exercise developed by Physiotherapists to support the rehabilitation and prevention of muscular injuries. The exercises retrain and recruit the stabilizing muscles (core stability) as well as improve posture, strength, flexibility, balance, control, breathing and body awareness.
Legacies Clinical Pilates Program consists of:
- Assessment: The clinician will learn about your exercise goals, relevant medical conditions, as well as will assess your posture, flexibility, and strengths related to your treatment goals
- Exercise Program: your physiotherapist will tailor your Pilates exercise program, will guide you through the exercises on the mat, springboard and/or the reformer, and will provide you with a home exercise routine
Is Clinical Pilates right for you?
Clinical Pilates are recommended for individuals who:
are rehabilitating from a specific medical condition or injury, or post-surgery
want to begin an appropriate and safe fitness routine
want to improve performance, and enhance fitness
Common injuries and conditions that benefit from Clinical Pilates are:
back & neck conditions related to poor posture, tension and/or fatigue
muscle strains, imbalances and joint injuries
repetitive stress injuries
pre and post-natal weakness, aches and pains
stiffness or hypermobility
Clinical Pilates’ exercises are designed and tailored to your needs, goals and fitness level.
Benefits Of Clinical Pilates:
Clinical Pilates sessions tailored by Registered Physiotherapists:
- overall body tone and fitness
- overall posture
- core stability
- body awareness
- coordination and muscular control
- muscular strength
- reduce neck pain and lower back pain
- strengthen pelvic floor for pre-natal and post-natal women
- prevent injuries
- assist with injury rehabilitation
- restore normal movement patterns
- enhance breathing control
- improve overall health
Clinical Pilates is only offered at our North Vancouver location. Contact us to learn more or to book your appointment
Why Choose Clinical Pilates at Legacies Health Centre?
Our Team treats a wide range of injuries and conditions in our state-of-the-art health centres. Each clinic features private treatment rooms and the latest in therapy, exercise equipment and treatment techniques.
- Experienced and knowledgeable team of clinicians
- Wide range of treatment and services under the same roof
- Convenient locations across the Lower Mainland
- Easy Online Booking
- Free Parking
- Direct Billing to most extended health providers (see list)
Frequently Asked Questions
At Legacies Health Centre, appointments may be booked via phone, online or in-person. This service is only offered at the North Vancouver location at this time.
A: Clients should refer to their specific Extended Medical Plan coverage for details on services and coverage available. Generally speaking, these services will be covered under the Physiotherapy treatment.
If you have coverage, Legacies directly bills most Extended Health Plans (verify if your plan is on our list), or provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement.
Insurance Claims & Information
Get Back to Health after an Accident or Workplace Injury.
Extended Health Coverage
Legacies Health Centre offers direct billing to most Extended Health plans to the majority of our services. Some services (like Clinical Counselling), do not offer direct billing. In such instances, Legacies provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement. See an updated list of providers by clicking the ‘Learn More’ button below.
ICBC Insurance Claims
Legacies Practitioners, including Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Kinesiologists, all have extensive experience in administering ICBC treatments. We are here to help! Click the ‘learn more’ button for additional details.
Workplace injuries are usually due to trauma or overuse. If you have been injured as a result of a workplace activity, our team of experts at Legacies can perform a comprehensive assessment and develop a treatment plan to reduce your symptoms and rehabilitate your injury.
If your claim is approved by WSBC, your initial assessment is 100% covered with a WorkSafeBC Claim number. Once your claim has been accepted by WorkSafeBC, the full treatment cost of your appointments will be funded (within the approved time parameters). When you are ready, your physiotherapist will work with you, your employer, physician, and WorkSafeBC Case Manager to develop a safe and appropriate return to work plan. If your claim has been denied or is disallowed, the expenses will need to be covered by the Patient
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Our Satisfied Clients
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Five stars to the Front office staff, the doctors and trainers in this branch. They are all doing a wonderful job. Ample parking space. All COVID-19 safety Protocols are being followed. Cleanliness standards maintain.
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Professional and skilled RMT's at Legacies Nordel. I have been a loyal customer for a few years now. The convenient direct billing to my insurance provider is also a plus!
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My physiotherapist has genuinely helped. Very thorough and careful, with many great exercises and advice.
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