long springs with handles or wooden dowel from head of table.
standing on floor behind head of table hands holding handles or dowel elbows bent feet hip joint with apart
Maintain elbows at shoulder height with elbow flexed to 90 degrees. inhale while squatting into a knee bend position. keep weight toward the heels and maintain neutral spine. exhale to extend legs back to starting position
Hip disassociation with neutral spine
Single leg squats,
Props standing on rotating disc,
Wobble board foam roller.
Anterior or posterior pelvic tilt. incorrect tracking of the lower extremity.
Lower back, quadriceps and hamstrings, glutes, abdominals, core muscles, scapula and shoulder girdle stabilizers
Injuries of the lower extremity (broken ankle, knee surgery, hip surgery), gait alterations and weakness of the pelvic girdle; core stability; shoulder injuries (ruptured tendons, broken upper extremity), scapula dyskinesia; spine alignment
Assisting injured lower limb with holding on to straps during squatting; additional activation of the shoulder girdle to glutes/legs muscle activation, leg axis training; leg axis (pre and post surgery), core stability, postural education, general lower limb strengthening