Mix Pilates and A Wonderful 6 Year -Old for a Miracle!
Georgia was born with cerebral palsy rendering her virtually immobile until Pilates was introduced into her life!
My teacher always said to me that Pilates is more than exercise, it changes your life. But this is over-the-top wonderful.
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Pilates therapy helps Georgia stand tall!
Georgia Farnan, who has cerebral palsy and is benefiting from using a Pilates reformer program which is helping her stand without her walker. Picture: Ian Munro/The West Australian
For the first time in her life, six-year-old Georgia Farnan is standing tall, even able to walk a few steps using crutches instead of always relying on a bulky walker.
Born with cerebral palsy, which heavily restricts movement in her lower limbs, Georgia owes her new-found independence to a remarkable pilot program that uses Pilates reformer equipment to build up the core strength and balance she needs to stand. Ultimately, her family hope she will be able to stand without support.
Georgia’s remarkable progress was made possible after the White Zebra Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of therapy service Wize Therapy, was given $28,000 to fund a pilot program using clinical Pilates for children with physical disabilities….
For the complete article go to https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/27615250/pilates-therapy-helps-georgia-stand-tall.