Understanding the power of Pilates for recovery, rehabilitation, and reaching full potential, physical therapist and Pilates instructor Samantha Wood has just released a fantastic resource that can be utilized by physical therapists, fitness instructors and mind-body practitioners and anyone interested in healing from injury, Pilates for Rehabilitation: Recover from injury and optimize function. Wood shows how to integrate Pilates for rehabilitation using research and proven protocols. The detailed instructions of hundreds of exercises utilizing various Pilates apparatus and mat work is not only divided into sections by common injuries for easy reference but provides images and in-depth descriptions of indications and contraindications, and progressions and regressions for each exercise. Wood’s book is a superb resource for those looking to bridge rehabilitation with stability, mobility and function for their themselves or for their clients.

Pilates for Rehabilitation is available at Human Kinetics.