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There is nothing wrong with doing Pilates, Hock says, but “we want to make sure that the patients start at the appropriate level.” They often have to gain strength before doing it, she adds. In general, Pilates builds strength while maintaining flexibility, and that is the key. As with most exercise programs, if something causes you pain while doing it, back off that activity and check with your chiropractor.