Multi Directional Hamstring Mobiliser – More Than Just A Static Stretch

In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating a wall supported (hands on wall) multi directional hamstring mobiliser.  This is just one of many ways to stretch/mobilise the hamstring across multiple planes by using the body to drive the movement.  You can start this by setting yourself up into a static hamstring stretch (in this case I have selected a partial knee bend with tilt through the spine).  I have then elected to perform an anterior/posterior pelvic tilt to create a more sagittal plane biased stretch/mobiliser.  You will also see a side to side hip drive (frontal plane bias) and trunk rotation (transverse plane bias).  One can self select the rate of movement and duration depending on comfort and time available.

This blog post was written by Melbourne osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy. Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Melbourne 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 Melbourne osteopaths working across both of the clinics. The Melbourne City CBD osteopathy 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 Melbourne osteopathic 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 your Melbourne Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

 

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