Static Shoulder Stretch

There are many ways to stretch the shoulders and often I will see a lack of prescription of stretching that focuses on building flexiblity/mobility through shoulder extension.  In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy performing a static stretch of the shoulders.

To perform this stretch, simply places your hands on the ground and then gentle creep your bottom further away from the hands until you feel a gentle stretch through the anterior shoulder region.  This stretch can be quite strong and for those who are particularly tight, I would suggest starting gradually.

This stretch can also be advanced by making it more dynamic.  Please keep a look out for future posts demonstrating this.

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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