Functional Movement Screens

Functional Movement Screens

The Functional Movement Screen is an innovative system used to evaluate and document seven movement patterns that are key to normal function. The screen is comprised of seven fundamental movement patterns that require a balance of mobility and stability. We place the individual in extreme positions where weakness and imbalances become noticeable. By screening these patterns, our team can easily identify your functional limitations and asymmetries. These are issues that can reduce the effects of functional training and physical conditioning.

We can use your score on the Functional Movement Screens to track recovery progress and identify exercises that will be most effective in restoring proper movement and building strength. This approach is beneficial to all levels of athletes and individuals because you can treatments are customized to the needs of each patient.

Benefits of the Functional Movement Screen:

  • A consistent and reliable testing method
  • Easily identifies movement limitations and dysfunction
  • Improves efficiency, durability, and performance
  • Provides an enhanced foundation for exercise and performance programming

The 7 Tests of the FMS:

  1. Deep Squat
  2. Hurdle Step
  3. In -Line Lunge
  4. Shoulder Mobility
  5. Active Straight Leg Raise
  6. Trunk Stability Push-Up
  7. Rotary Stability

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