Shape Method offers Therapeutic Pilates to bridge the gap between your rehabilitation and fitness goals. Therapeutic Pilates is targeted programming for those recovering from injury, newly postpartum, managing pain, or recovering from surgery. Spring loaded equipment allows us to train for the pulling, pushing, and rotation movements of daily life. In this 55-minute private session, you will work one-on-one with a licensed physical therapist to address your fitness and rehabilitation goals. Common issues/conditions include:
Diastasis recti abdominis
Pelvic organ prolapse
Your therapeutic Pilates session will be diagnosis specific, based on current research, and customized for your individual capabilities. Sessions include movement assessment, posture and gait analysis, Pilates equipment workout, and specific home exercise program designed to help you meet your foundational health goals.
Meet your physical therapist
Physical Therapist & Director of Therapeutic Pilates Program
Toussaint Biondi, PT, DPT, OCS is a women’s health physical therapist specialized in Pilates-based pelvic rehabilitation in Central Austin. She received her Doctorate in Physical therapy from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas and her B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a board-certified orthopedic specialist with focus on antenatal and postpartum rehabilitation. She holds certifications in Pilates, pelvic rehab, dance medicine, oncology, lymphedema, TMJ dysfunction, and dry needling.
In 2021, after personally struggling with issues like diastasis recti, pelvic organ prolapse, and urinary dysfunction she founded ATX Pelvic Health, https://www.atxpelvichealth.com/. Pregnancy and birth are hard on the pelvic floor and abdominal wall. These muscles deserve the same focused rehab we would give any other orthopedic injury. It is her company’s mission to empower women with tools and knowledge to feel 100% their best during pregnancy, birthing, and the perimenopause transition.
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