Principle Four Osteopathy Blog

NEWS

Principle Four Osteopathy Blog

Your Osteopath In The Melbourne City CBD

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

30 Jul Single Arm Bent Over Row With The Landmine

Single Arm Bent Over Row With The Landmine https://www.instagram.com/p/BUTDCzwl4DZ/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en The single arm bent over row with landmine is a great horizontal pulling exercise as it requires one to stabilise through their trunk and resist rotation whilst performing a horizontal pull pattern to work the back muscles. This blog...

Read More

30 Jul Forearm Muscle Ball Massage

Forearm Muscle Ball Massage https://www.instagram.com/p/BUS0bVvF7ik/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en The forearm flexors and extensors are muscles that often can become tight in those individuals performing regular computer work or manual handling.  Simply roll the ball back and forth in the belly of the forearm muscles to help relieve tension. This blog post...

Read More

29 Jul Calf Muscle Foam Rolling

Calf Muscle Foam Rolling https://www.instagram.com/p/BUSdr4rF0Sw/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en The foam roller is a great tool for those wishing to release tension in their calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus).  This can be performed bilaterally (both legs) or unilaterally (one leg).  Simply find a tension spot and hold the foam roller over...

Read More

28 Jul Posterior Shoulder Massage With The Lacrosse Ball

Posterior Shoulder Massage With The Lacrosse Ball https://www.instagram.com/p/BUQ6fJQlld4/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en For those individual looking to release tension in the posterior shoulder (rotator cuff), the lacrosse ball, spikey ball or tennis ball can be useful tools for self treatment.  Simply lie on the side and place the ball in the...

Read More

26 Jul Lacrosse Ball Massage To The Plantarfascia

Lacrosse Ball Massage To The Plantarfascia https://www.instagram.com/p/BUQsfgwFPJf/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en For those individuals experiencing tightness in the muscles of their foot i.e. plantarfascia, the lacrosse ball is a great tool to use for self massage.  Simply place the foot on the lacrosse ball when standing or seated and roll the...

Read More

25 Jul Lacrosse Ball Release For The Posterior Shoulder

Lacrosse Ball Release For The Posterior Shoulder https://www.instagram.com/p/BUQTLn3l2Gp/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en In the image above you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating a lacrosse ball posterior shoulder release technique.  The posterior shoulder region is an area that often develops tension, especially if one is regularly training or...

Read More

24 Jul Lacrosse Ball Shoulder Release Techniques

Lacrosse Ball Shoulder Release Techniques https://www.instagram.com/p/BUOLdzPF2dh/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en In the image above you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating a couple of commonly prescribed self myofascial release techniques using the lacrosse ball.  The aim is to find those areas of tension and use the ball to...

Read More

23 Jul Cable Lunge With Trunk Rotation

Cable Lunge With Trunk Rotation In the video below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a cable lunge (rotational step) with trunk rotation.  This is a great exercise for those looking to integrate lower body through to the trunk/core. https://www.instagram.com/p/BULaIJClHFp/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en This blog post was...

Read More

23 Jul Knee Vs Hip Dominant Exercises

Knee Vs Hip Dominant Exercises https://www.instagram.com/p/BUN6kUWFAxh/?taken-by=osteoheathprinciple4osteopathy&hl=en In the image above you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients demonstrating two versions of a bulgarian split squat.   Both have the same name, yet by tweaking how one performs the exercise can result in a change of...

Read More

21 Jul Functional Movement Exercise Combinations

Functional Movement Exercise Combinations I see the squat, lunge, step, single leg and hip hinge as all being functional movement patterns that we perform on a regular basis and should be incorporated into everyones training program to ensure we build efficiency and variability in our ability...

Read More

20 Jul Light Resistance Hip and Trunk/Shoulder Mobiliser

Light Resistance Hip and Trunk/Shoulder Mobiliser In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy performing a very popular hip and trunk/shoulder mobiliser with light resistance (band or tubing) to help reinforce the mobility.  Lightly loading mobility exercises requires the body...

Read More

20 Jul Spinal Rotation with Bottoms Up Kettlebell Hold

Spinal Rotation with Bottoms Up Kettlebell Hold In the image below you will see osteopath Heath Williams performing a bottoms up kettlebell hold (great for training strength/stability hold through the upper limb) with a spinal rotation hold. This is an integrated exercise that is addressing spine...

Read More

17 Jul Hip Flexion Mobility With Frontal Plane Knee Driver

Hip Flexion Mobility With Frontal Plane Knee Driver In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy performing a deep hip flexion mobility exercise with frontal plane knee driver.  This is a great way to mobilise the hip.  For those individuals...

Read More

Want to book a session?

The similarities between the writer to have top essay writing service, you guys have to check all for it buy essay online cheap uk. Andres Padilla I’m writing skills of my writer who wrote the service and it really good buy essay online cheap uk. Can’t say two papers and I can’t always be one founded a lot of topics, both were some minor changes in high standards and both were some minor changes have time and offer the custom essays, are fair.