Pilates

Break the Pain Cycle with Exercise

There is relief for those who suffer with arthritis pain -- Exercise can help break the pain and fatigue cycle!  “Exercise helps people who suffer with arthritis experience less pain, more energy, improved function and a better night’s sleep,” says Karen Turner-Schlegel who owns her Physical Therapy and Pilates studio in Encinitas.  Without exercise, you [...]

2018-02-27T17:00:25-07:00By |Exercise, News, Physical Therapy, Pilates|Comments Off on Break the Pain Cycle with Exercise

Ward Off Holiday Stress Through Exercise

When the holiday season leaves you sleepless and tense from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, Encinitas Physical Therapist Karen Turner-Schlegel has a suggestion: Sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday tradition. “Pretty much any form of exercise, whether it’s walking, running, lifting weights, or of course Pilates, [...]

2018-11-27T09:38:41-07:00By |Exercise, Healthy Living, News, Physical Therapy, Pilates|Comments Off on Ward Off Holiday Stress Through Exercise

Pilates for Sports Injury Prevention

San Diego equals great weather and active lifestyles!  I see all types of athletes in my practice and they all have one common goal:  Avoid injury.  Pilates exercises are a great way to accomplish a full body workout addressing imbalances and promoting overall conditioning.  Through Pilates, you can train the muscles in all planes of [...]

2017-11-24T15:35:21-07:00By |Healthy Living, News, Pilates|Comments Off on Pilates for Sports Injury Prevention

Positive Attitude Reaps Healthful Rewards

“Mind over matter” may seem a bit cliché when it comes to health and science, but in Karen Turner-Schlegel’s world, a positive attitude plays an undeniable role in reaching and maintaining optimal health. As a Physical Therapist, Karen has witnessed numerous success stories, from patients overcoming chronic pain issues to those achieving full range of [...]

2017-06-29T20:03:43-07:00By |Healthy Living, News, Physical Therapy, Pilates|Comments Off on Positive Attitude Reaps Healthful Rewards

Health Benefits of Pilates

Pilates looks deceptively easy, but it’s the tiny movements that help improve balance and core strength.  Pilates does this by reinforcing the connection between mind and muscles, helping to engage the right muscles in the core.  This leads to better posture and movement control.  Research suggests that the core strengthening perks of Pilates may also [...]

2017-11-21T19:06:52-07:00By |Physical Therapy, Pilates|Comments Off on Health Benefits of Pilates

10 Benefits of Pilates

Pilates is whole body fitness: Attention is focused on the core support and integrating full-body fitness, including the breath and the mind—this provides a level of fitness that is hard to find elsewhere. It is also the reason that Pilates is so popular in rehab scenarios, as well as with athletes who find that Pilates [...]

2017-11-21T19:02:42-07:00By |Pilates|Comments Off on 10 Benefits of Pilates