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Great iPhone Applications For The Ergonomic Assessor

Great iPhone Applications For The Ergonomic Assessor Recently I have started using the iPhone more and more as part of my basic ergonomic risk assessment.  Some of the applications that I have found useful include: iPhone Camera Being able to take photographs of the...

Great iPhone Applications For Patients

Great iPhone Applications For Patients More and more we are starting to use iPhone applications as part of the assessment and management of clients with musculoskeletal complaints at Principle Four Osteopathy.  The reason we are doing this is because almost all of our...

How Many Appointments Will I Need To Fix My Problem?

How Many Appointments Will I Need To Fix My Problem? This is a question that often comes up when a client presents to the clinic with a specific musculoskeletal complaint.  This is probably one of the most difficult questions to answer because everyones specific...

Why Does The Osteopath Take A Case History?

Why Does The Osteopath Take A Case History? For those of you who have never seen an Osteopath, Chiropractor or Physiotherapist, taking a case history on your initial and return consultations is probably the most important part of the osteopathic consultation.  The...

Bodyweight and Handstand Workshop With Simone Greig

Bodyweight and Handstand Workshop With Simone Greig @ Read Performance Training Yesterday I attended the 1 day bodyweight and handstand workshop with my osteopathy colleagues Matt Harris of Everything's Connected and Ben McChesney and Sam Bombos of Balance Osteopathy....

The Plank Exercise

The Plank Exercise Some people love adding the plank into their everyday workout, whereas others will avoid it like the plague.  From a clinical and functional stand point, there is often debate around the use of the plank within a strength and conditioning program....

The Palof Press Exercise

The Palof Press The Palof Press exercise has become one of my favourite core exercises.  It requires you to stabilise through the trunk and either hold the weight away from you or you can pulse it in and out whilst maintaining a stable trunk. Check out the images...

The Hip Bridge

The Hip Bridge What a great exercise for getting the core, flutes and hamstrings working.  The great thing about the Hip Bridge Exercise is that there are so many opportunities to vary the exercise.  Some of the most common ways to progress/regress the exercise...

Bodyweight Training

Bodyweight Training Whilst bodyweight training has been around as long as exercise itself, recently there has been a resurgence in its popularity and it is now moving from the hardcore bodyweight and calisthenic guys to the mainstream exercise group.   This can be...

Move Well Repair and Performance

Move Well - Repair & Performance Pilates Package   Principle Four Osteopathy and Pilates on Bourke/Collins bring you the Move Well - Repair & Performance Pilates Package.   What Is The Move Well - Repair & Performance Pilates Package? The Move Well -...

SFMA

Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) What is the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)? Osteopath Heath Williams is trained and certified in SFMA.Below is a summary description of the SFMA directly from the SFMA webpage.” The Selective Functional...

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