Single Leg Balance With Hip Lock And Core Activation

In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy client performing a single leg balance with hip lock (grounded leg is locked and therefore the glutes are engaged to create tension around the hip and lower limb) with the opposing leg brought to 90 degrees.  The client then actively pushes the weight they are holding fro their chest to overhead trunk position. This is a great exercise that challenges lower body stability and requires isometric tension in the hip and trunk whilst loading the upper body and trunk through the movement of the weight press/push.

This article was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.  Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading osteopathy clinics. We are located on Level 4 of 178 Collins St (within Pleasance House) alongside Optimal Health Exercise Physiology.  We have a fully equipped strength and conditioning exercise rehab space with osteopathic consult rooms.  Our team of osteopaths have an interest in manual therapy, strength and conditioning, exercise rehabilitation and ergonomics.  Read more about our team here.  Book an appointment online here or call us on 0396709290 to arrange an appointment.

Screenshot 3 Single Leg Balance With Hip Lock And Core Activation












Getting to Principle Four Osteopathy – 4/178 Collins St Melbourne CBD

Trams – Trams run straight out the front of us, with the closest stop at Swantston st and Collins St.  

Trains – We are a short 5 minute walk from Flinders St Station, Parliament and Melbourne Central train station.

Parking – off street parking is available on Little Collins St, Russell St and in the many parking businesses (Wilsons parking) nearby.