To strengthen the shoulder, hip and trunk muscles.
To strengthen your shoulder, hip and trunk muscles.
Position the patient in prone on their elbows. Instruct the patient to lift their hips off the floor and maintain a plank-like position.
Position yourself lying on your stomach on your elbows. Practice lifting your hips off the floor to maintain a plank-like position.
Progressions and variations
- Weight-bear through the knees.
- Extend one leg in the air while maintaining the plank-like position.
- Extend the elbows.