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How to Conduct a Virtual Single Leg Squat Assessment

Chuck Wolf

If you have clients with low back pain, here’s a hands-free foot and ankle assessment that can be performed virtually, the single leg squat.  When observing, measure the degree of movement in the respective actions.  If there is a limitation, this assessment will help you determine if it is coming from the hip, foot, or ankle.

Do you want more tips and strategies to help your clients who are experiencing low back pain? Then join Chuck Wolf for his new online course, the Essential Guide to a Pain-Free Low Back: Progressive Reconditioning & Program Considerations.

You will explore the principles and concepts of human movement, assessment techniques, flexibility strategies and corrective exercise, all directly related to lower-back injury and pain.

Chuck Wolf, MS, is the director of Human Motion Associates in Orlando, Florida, where he consults with clients rehabilitating from injury and with elite athletes, helping them to perform at a higher level.