3 Point Kneeling Thoracic Spine Mobility Drill

This is a great exercise drill for those wanting to improve thoracic spine movement in an individual who requires a bit more stability.  In this exercise drill we have the client initially starting in the 4 point kneeling position on the ground and then using one arm to drive motion through the body to create a chain reaction.  In this video you see osteopath Heath Williams move the arms across the body in the frontal plane to create a side bending motion through the spine.  He also moves the arm in the transverse motion to create rotation through the body.

This exercise can be varied by changing the start position, as well as the arm angle, speed and distance reached.

This blog was written by Osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.

 

Principle Four Osteopathy

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics.

The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation.

To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

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