Back pain pilates video workout
Video: Pilates for chronic back pain
This video demonstrates pilates exercises that are suitable for those with chronic back pain.
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 workout that's suitable for people with chronic back pain.
More research is needed, but there is some evidence to suggest that pilates can be helpful for people who have lower back pain.
This 29-minute class focuses on improving the strength and flexibility of muscles that support the back.
Regular pilates practice can help with posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility. It can also 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 have back pain, you're recovering from an injury, or have a health condition, speak to a GP before following these classes.
Page last reviewed: 11 November 2022
Next review due: 11 November 2025