The foam roller is a great tool for not only stretching out tight soft tissues, but can also be used to improve ones thoracic spine mobility. Osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy often prescribes a number of different mobilisers for his clients. Common conditions that benefit from foam roller myofascial release include: shoulder pain, thoracic spine stiffness, tight quadriceps, iliotibial band, rotator cuff. It also great for those who spend a lot of time sitting at the desk. Please click on the video below to see some common uses of the foam roller. It is advised that you be assessed and taken through these exercises by a qualified therapist before carrying them out.

Principle Four Osteopathy is located in the heart of the Melbourne city cbd 3000 at 29 somerset place, melbourne city cbd 3000. Services include: osteopathy, exercise prescription and program design, rehabilitation and ergonomics. To speak to an osteopath at Principle Four Osteopathy, please call 03 9670 9290.

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