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Principle Four Osteopathy Blog

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Ramblings from your osteopath about all things movement, exercise rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and workplace ergonomics.

Written for the general public and allied health professional

05 Oct What Is Hip Bursitis?

What Is Hip Bursitis?   Is a condition affecting the trochanteric bursa which is located on the side of the hip.  The bursa are small sacs of fluid which lie near where bone tendon passes over bone around joints.  When the bursa become aggravated they become inflamed...

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02 Oct Powerband Hip Mobility

Powerband Hip Mobility In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating one of his favourite powerband hip mobility exercises.  This requires the individual to place preferably a 41 inch thick band around their thigh and have the leg placed...

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01 Oct Powerband Ankle Mobility Drill

Powerband Ankle Mobility Drill The video below shows osteopath Heath Williams using the powerband to assist with mobilising the ankle joint through dorsiflexion.  The band is placed along the tibia/fibula just above the talocrural joint and provides a gentle posterior translation force. Osteopath Heath Williams then...

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30 Sep Weight Plate Floor Dips

Weight Plate Floor Dips Osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrates how one can incorporate a tricep focused exercise into their everyday training program simply by using two small weight plates.  In the video below you will see heath use two 5kg weight plates to...

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29 Sep Forearm Strengthening

Forearm Strengthening There are many ways for one to strengthen their forearm muscles, with most common exercises including dumbbell wrist flexion and extension curls and/or gripping based exercises. In the video below you will see how we have used a 6 pound weight bar that is held...

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29 Sep Wide Grip Bent Over Row

Wide Grip Bent Over Row The Bent Over Row is a great exercise to incorporate into ones training program if you are wanting to build back strength. The bent over row involves the individual having to hinge at the hips, maintain a straight spine and pull...

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28 Sep What is FAI?

What is Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)?   FAI is a condition that is becoming more frequent in diagnosis amongst allied health professionals, general practitioners and sports medical doctors.  It is a condition affecting the hip and in simple terms there is a mismatch between the ball and socket...

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28 Sep What Is Hip Osteoarthritis?

What Is Hip Osteoarthritis?   The hip is one of the most common areas of the body where an individual is likely to suffer from osteoarthritis.  Other common areas of the body include the knee and spine.  Typically it occurs in these areas of the body as...

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23 Sep Band Hip Hinge Movement Preparation

Band Hip Hinge Movement Preparation In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrating a powerband hip hinge movement prep drill that can be used in the movement preparation or skill development phase to get someone feeling and understanding what...

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22 Sep Lateral Single Leg Box Step Up

Lateral Single Leg Box Step Up I am a big believer in including single unilateral leg work into ones training program as we as humans perform many activities loading or biasing load towards one side of the body i.e. walking up and down stairs, lunging etc....

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22 Sep Ab Roller Progressions

Ab Roller Progressions The ab roller is a great tool that can be used to train control through the core as one moves the roller away from their base of support in the sagittal plane.  Typically one will roll out until the arms are straight and...

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