Developing Mobility and Then Building Strength Through Range

In the image below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating a supported squat (hands holding bar in front for increased stability) and then an image of them performing a loaded front squat.  At Principle Four Osteopathy we are big believers in having our clients address mobility and technique and then move through to body weight control and then loaded movements to help build strength through range of motion and to help reinforce the movements previously trained.  The same can be said for flexibility/stretching work, why just stretch a tissue for short term increased range of motion gains when you could actively progress the individual into a dynamic or loaded movement which may help to further reinforce those gains.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of 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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