Can Pilates Reverse Osteoporosis?

Bone is considered ‘living tissue’ and all living tissue is under a constant cycle of breakdown and regeneration. Osteopenia and Osteoporosis occur when the natural breakdown of the bone tissue is either faster or more efficient than the bodies ability to rebuild bone.

Just like a muscle, the bone can be strengthened. There are certain things we can do to encourage our bodies to build bone and reverse Osteoporosis.

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The Difference Between Feelings and Emotions

Feelings and emotions were previously linked together and described as reactions in the brain but until very recently, we missed the importance of understanding the physical side of ‘feeling emotions’ as sensations because although they are recognised by the mind, we can’t argue that they are felt in the physical body.

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Your Body Is Talking To You

Our bodies are always giving us signals, cues and information. It’s time we re-learnt that the body and the mind are connected and draw all the benefits of creating a relationship with our bodies and understanding this empowering communication channel.

Listening to the body when it talks.

There’s a well known saying that goes:  “If you don’t listen to your body when it whispers, you won’t have to hear it scream”. Well, discomfort is your body whispering to you.

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Why Discomfort Is Good For You

There is a difference between pain and discomfort. Pain should absolutely be avoided, in fact your body will do it’s best to avoid pain. It will respond automatically and will ‘jump’ you out of a movement that brings you pain (think of picking up a hot pan). Discomfort however, is recognised by the mind first and can be a wonderful place where our inner strength is discovered and developed.

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