In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams demonstrating the following 2 exercises:

Prone banded scap work
1. Band resisted overhead press
2. Band resisted horizontal extension (end range)

These two exercises are great for training all the muscles around the back and shoulder girdle and can be used as part of ones warm up for upper body training or as accessory exercises to your primary upper body push and pull exercises.

When performing these exercises, start with no load or a light load (band or very light dumbbell) for 3-4 sets of high reps (8+)

This blog was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy. At Principle Four Osteopathy we incorporate both manual therapy and exercise prescription as part of our treatment approach. If you are currently dealing with a musculoskeletal complaint that just isn’t getting better, touch base with us @ to see how we might be able to help.

Principle Four Osteopathy is located at 178 Collins St Melbourne City CBD 3000. Appointments can be made online or by calling 0396709290. P4O are now offering in room consults and telehealth consults.