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Video: Pilates for arthritis

This video demonstrates pilates exercises that are suitable for those with arthritis.

Media last reviewed: 5 August 2022
Media review due: 5 August 2025
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The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

About this video

A pilates-inspired exercise video suitable for people with arthritis.

This 32-minute class takes you through a series of gentle exercises to get your joints moving safely. You will need a cushion or a pillow for this class, and a mat would be useful.

Regular pilates practice can help improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility, as well as relieve stress and tension.

These fitness videos have been created by InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. Please note that these videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts.

If you like this class you may want to try pilates for beginners and pilates for knee problems.

If you have arthritis, another health condition, or you're recovering from an injury, speak to a GP before following these classes.

Page last reviewed: 9 August 2019
Next review due: 9 August 2022