Shoulder Mobiliser With A Sagittal Plane Focus

In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating a sagittal plane biased shoulder mobiliser.  This is a great exercise that can be performed with or without an external load.  When performing this exercise without an external load, the focus can be placed on the hand to drive the movement through the shoulder girdle or the focus can be placed on the scapulothoracic/gh shoulder complex creating the movement.  Using gravity and ones upper limb can create a gentle and effective mobility exercise for ones shoulder.  The video below of osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy shows him using an external load (small dumbbell).  This allows him to create a loaded biomechanical reaction that requires him to control the weight through the motion.

When prescribing or trying this exercise out, please always allow the individual to self select their range of motion and speed before trying to alter these variables.

If you currently suffer from a shoulder complaint or would like to find out more information about exercising your shoulder, please contact us at Principle Four Osteopathy.

Principle Four Osteopathy

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading 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 osteopaths working across both of the clinics.

The Melbourne City CBD 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 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 an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

 

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