Multi Directional Hopping For Ankle Rehabilitation Program

Hopping should be incorporated into ones ankle rehabilitation program if one is looking to return to a multidirectional sport.  Hopping up and down (vertical height) and forwards (horizontal) are commonly prescribed.  Usually I will look to incorporate side to side hopping (bounding) and rotational hopping with the aim of teaching the individual to be able to hop for distance, stick the land and push off and produce power through the grounded leg. In the video below you will see an example of one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a rotational hop as part of their rehab program.

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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