Stott Pilates at Swedish Rehab

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General “core” or trunk strengthening and Pilates type mat exercise classes are available in many communities for those who seek a structured exercise class.

At Swedish, Stott Pilates may be included as part of a rehabilitation treatment plan designed to improve a person’s movement and function.

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What is Stott Pilates exercise?

How and why do therapists at Swedish prescribe Stott Pilates exercise?

Who may benefit from including Stott Pilates as part of their rehabilitation?

Is special equipment required?   

What is Stott Pilates exercise?

Stott Pilates exercises are designed to safely improve strength, flexibility, and endurance. Particular focus is given to core or trunk muscle strengthening, breathing and posture.  

How and why do therapists at Swedish prescribe Stott Pilates exercise?

Physical and Occupational Therapists who have completed training programs in Stott Pilates are able to offer this type of exercise to individuals seeking help for injury prevention or for problems due to weakness or injury.

Following a thorough evaluation, a therapist may include Stott Pilates as part of an individual’s treatment and home exercise prescription.  

Who may benefit from including Stott Pilates as part of their rehabilitation?

  • Any individual whose movement and function are limited by muscle weakness or injury.
  • People who are having difficulty exercising with Pilates videos or in community mat classes.  

Is special equipment required?

Reformer equipment is available at our Cherry Hill clinic. Mat exercse is available at both our Ballard and Cherry Hill clinics using resistive bands, a therapy ball, or both.