CrossFit

Crossfit

Principle Four Osteopathy has many Crossfit athletes attend the clinic for general tune ups and for the treatment of injuries.  Crossfit is probably one of the most popular forms of group exercise in the Melbourne City and greater Melbourne area.

CrossFit sessions typically involve the participant undertaking 3-5 sessions per week, which vary on a daily basis.  The Workout Of The Day (WOD) typically has a specific focus and may include a focus on strength, power, olympic lifting, technique based training sessions, mobility and conditioning sessions.

 

Where Can You Try CrossFit In The Melbourne City CBD?

Principle Four Osteopathy practitioners has a close working relationship with one of Melbourne City CBD premier CrossFit businesses, Vault Performance-Crossfit 226 which is located near the corner of Lonsdale and Queen St.  Dan, Frank and Andy are 3 of Melbourne City CBD’s most professional and experienced Crossfit coaches.

 

Common CrossFit Injuries Include:

 

How Can Osteopathy Help You With Your CrossFit Injuries?

  • Your Osteopath will be able to assess your injury and provide you with a diagnosis, treatment and management plan.
  • Your Osteopath will provide appropriate advice regarding rest, ice, exercise modification and programme modification.
  • Your Osteopath will provide hands on manual therapy where appropriate and advise you on how you can better self manage your niggling injuries through stretching, mobility work and strengthening exercises.
  • The Osteopaths at Principle Four Osteopathy have experience in resistance training and may assess your lifting technique to determine if this maybe contributing to your injury.  Book in for your functional movement screen or corrective exercise program review.
  • Your Osteopath will liase directly with your CrossFit instructors to devise a modified exercise training program where possible to allow you to keep training.
  • If your injury requires further assessment and investigation, your Osteopath will refer you to one of our Trusted Professional Network practitioners such as a Sports Medical Doctor or Imaging centre.

To find out more about how to better treat and manage your Crossfit related injuries or to improve your overall performance, please call 03 9670 9290 or book an appointment online to see one of our Osteopaths at Principle Four Osteopathy.

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