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FMS Motor Control – Upper Limb Movement Screening

FMS Motor Control - Upper Limb Movement Screening https://www.instagram.com/p/BWv08BZFm1x/?hl=en&taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy Recently Principle Four Osteopathy acquired the FMS motor control kit that can be used with the FMS kit to implement into ones...

Chin Ups With Varying Grips To Strengthen Your Back

Chin Ups With Varying Grips To Strengthen Your Back In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating a series of neutral chin ups with varied grip positions (from close to shoulder width to wide).  Not only does...

Rope Hanging Leg Raises – Combining Core Work and Grip Training

Rope Hanging Leg Raises - Combining Core Work and Grip Training https://www.instagram.com/p/BWrkh61FH_x/?hl=en&taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy In the video above you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrate a hanging leg raise...

Single Arm Cable Pull To Push Exercise

Single Arm Cable Pull To Push Exercise In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a low load fast single arm cable pull to push (switch from one hand to the other) exercise.  This is a great exercise that integrates all of the...

Heavy Load Calf Raises

Heavy Load Calf Raises The calf muscles (gastroc and soleus) are two muscles that can be trained under heavy loads i.e. > bodyweight with standing straight leg calf raises and bent knee calf raises.   We are also seeing more and more from the likes of physio like...

Short Lever Sidelying Thoracic Spine Rotation Exercise Drill

Short Lever Sidelying Thoracic Spine Rotation Exercise Drill In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a sidelying short lever (knee bent to help lock up the lumbar spine) and hand around head trunk rotation exercise which is...

Prone Shoulder Work – A Great Little Pilates Exercise

Prone Shoulder Work - A Great Little Pilates Exercise In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demomstrating a prone shoulder retraction exercise (hands off ground).  This is a great low load high repetition exercise that...

Ankle Rehab Ladder Agility Drills

Ankle Rehab Ladder Agility Drills In the videos below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating some ladder agility drills (forwards and sideways fast feet movement) that requires the individual to coordinate their movement through the ladder...

FMS Motor Control Upper Limb Reach Tests

FMS Motor Control Upper Limb Reach Tests In the images below you will see osteopath Heath Willimas using the FMS motor control test kit to test out his anterior and lateral reach.  This is a great kit for those wishing to assess their reach distance from side to side....

Agility Ladder Drill

Agility Ladder Drill In the video below you will seen an example of a ladder drill that has been prescribed as part of the rehab program from an ankle sprain.  The drill involves stepping into the ladder and pushing out with the outside leg before moving forwards and...

Back Squat Exercise and Improving Your Depth

Back Squat Exercise and Improving Your Depth In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams demonstrating a back squat to a box of varying heights.  The box has been used as an external cue and give him something to aim for when descending so that he can...

Floor Press Exercise With Exercise Pad Modification

Floor Press Exercise With Exercise Pad Modification In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a floor press (partial range bench press) with an exercise pad placed under their elbow.  This modification was made because the bar...

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