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Pink Pilates

Pink Pilates Auckland logoPink Pilates is more than an exercise regime - it is a personalised therapeutic programme that is offered to women recovering from breast cancer surgery and related treatment.

Julia Marr of J.Marr Physiotherapy Ltd was the first certified physiotherapist in South Auckland, NZ to offer the Pink Pilates programme to recovering women.

The Pink Pilates programme is suitable after any type of breast surgery or treatment and accommodates all fitness levels. It is designed to facilitate recovery from mastectomy, lumpectomy, and breast reconstructive surgery including TRAM flap, LAT flap and breast implant reconstruction. The programme addresses the physical conditions and side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and hormone therapy. It can also help reduce the risks of treatment-related side effects such as lymphoedema, shoulder problems, scar tissue formation, fatigue, and weight gain.

"I have enjoyed participating in The Pink Pilates Programme and want to thank you for the opportunity to be involved. It has made a huge difference to my outlook, health and wellbeing. I appeciate the time, effort and expertise given to me by Julia and her welcoming friendly disposition. The skills and techniques she has shown me have been very encouraging and have given me a more positive outlook on the future. Thankyou Julia."
- Christine Clarke

Pink Pilates AucklandThe programme consists of 10 sessions with a personal physiotherapist. Each session is designed to suit the needs of each participant on that day. The first session will be one hour and will include a thorough assessment by one of the Pink Pilates physiotherapists. The following nine sessions will be half an hour. The programme is flexible and the therapists are able to provide each participant with a combination of treatments, including.

  • Manual physiotherapy to prevent the formation of scar tissue and frozen shoulder
  • Pilates exercises to stretch, strengthen and improve range of motion in the upper body
  • Relaxing massage to relieve stiffness in the neck, back and shoulders
  • Breathing control techniques to help facilitate relaxation and reduce stress levels
  • And personalised home exercise programmes to facilitate overall conditioning and to increase physical stamina for faster recovery

Please contact us at our clinic on (09) 294 7062, or email Julia at julia@jmarrphysio.co.nz to register your interest and start Pink Pilates. To find out more information about Pink Pilates, please click on the link below.

"Wow! Amazing what a difference it has made to me. I came in walking like a banana and now I'm walking tall and strong. The Pink Pilates Programme gave me “permission” to stretch and strengthen, whereas before I was scared to do anything in case it was detrimental to my recovery. Pink Pilates has bought me back to being “normal”! I cant thank Julia Marr of J Marr Physiotherapy, Drury enough for all her help, patience, support, for listening to me and making me laugh."
- Kathy Peszynski

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