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Osteopathy and More at Principle Four Osteopathy

Osteopathy and More and Principle Four Osteopathy At Principle Four Osteopathy all of our practitioners have a keen interest in movement assessment, osteopathy and exercise prescription.  Should you be looking address a sports injury, chronic musculoskeletal complaint...

Are You Progressing Your Core Exercises?

Are You Progressing Your Core Exercises? In the image below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating a plank with arm reach as well as 3 point birddog with knees elevated exercise.   The client had been performing the plank and 4 point...

Hip Hinge Technique Training

Hip Hinge Technique Training In the image below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating two different hip hinge strategies.  In the image on the left (stick along the back and maintaining 3 points of contact - head, back and sacrum), one is...

Single Leg Elevated Hip Bridge

Single Leg Elevated Hip Bridge In the image below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a single leg elevated hip bridge.  This has been used as a progression from single leg hip bridge performed on the ground as it requires the individual...

The Desk Stander From Up Down Desk

The Desk Stander From Up Down Desk At Principle Four Osteopathy and Corporate Work Health Australia we are big supporters of offering workers the option to vary their work posture between sitting and standing.  This is even more important when ones job is mostly based...

Split Kneeling Stance Tricep Extension

Split Kneeling Stance Tricep Extension In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating a split kneeling stance (narrow stance and weight biased towards the grounded back knee) dumbbell tricep extension.  Rather than have the...

Office Theraband Exercise: Tricep Exercise

Office Theraband Exercise:  Tricep Exercise In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy and Corporate Work Health Australia demonstrating a standing theraband tricep exercise.  This is a great exercise for those office workers...

Office Theraband Exercise – Bicep Curl

Office Theraband Exercise - Bicep Curl In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy and Corporate Work Health Australia demonstrate a theraband bicep curl exercise.  This is a great exercise for the office worker who is wanting...

Standing Hip Flexor Stretch For The Office Worker

Standing Hip Flexor Stretch For The Office Worker In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams demonstrating a supported (hands on chair) standing hip flexor stretch.  This is a great stretch for the office worker who spends a large portion of their day...

Landmine Squat

Landmine Squat The landmine squat is a great variation on the squat that I have found very helpful for teaching individuals to drop down vertically into a squat position and open up through the hips whilst maintaining an upright trunk position.  The load is placed at...

Jefferson Deadlift

Jefferson Deadlift I have been recently playing around with the Jefferson deadlift in some of my workouts.  The Jefferson deadlift certainly looks awkward and very different to that of the traditional deadlift or trap bar deadlift.  You start by standing over the bar...

Side Bridge

Side Bridge In the image below you will see osteopath Tim McNamara of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating a side bridge.  This is a great exercise for those wishing to develop strength and stability through the upper limb, trunk and lower body. This blog post was...

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