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Functional Movement Screening at Effortless Superhuman

What is Functional Movement Screening (FMS)?

As the name implies, this type of screening aims to evaluate how well a person moves through a wide range of functional movements:

  • Squat
  • Bend
  • Pull
  • Lunge
  • Push
  • Twist
  • Walk
  • Run
  • Sport Specific

Performance pyramidThis type of screening differs from a clinical assessment, which is a more detailed assessment of a person’s anatomy and physiology. A clinical assessment may include:

  • Assessment of range of movement at all major joints in the body
  • Assessment of muscle lengths
  • Palpation of the spinal vertebrae
  • Palpation of soft tissues such as muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia
  • Neuro dynamic testing which aims to evaluate the health of the nervous system
  • Evaluation of reflexes, muscular power, and sensation

At Effortless Superhuman, when a client is considered ‘Clinically Clear,’ it means they have satisfied all of the basic requirements at the ‘Pain and Dysfunction’ level within the (ES) Performance Pyramid.

Is Clinically Clear Good Enough?

For the vast majority of people, clinically clear is not good enough. They may be pain free and from a clinical standpoint no longer demonstrating any major restrictions or dysfunctions. But is this an accurate predictor of their ability to safely return to work, activity or sport?

Over 30 years of experience has proven to the Effortless Superhuman team that the answer to this question is no! Clinically clear and ‘functionally’ clear are not the same thing. Taking the next step and testing a client with a Functional Movement Screen is a critical component in their safe return to work, sport or activity.

A Comprehensive Functional Movement Screen

Effortless Superhuman is proud to offer a comprehensive Athletic Screen that assesses your ability to perform functional movement patterns and will provide you with an individualized risk profile. The Athletic Screen is powered by the scientific backing of the Move2Perform software, which is now used throughout the world by professional teams in a wide range of sporting activities.

Our world-class Athletic Screen includes:

  • Functional Movement Screen®
  • Upper Quarter Y-Balance Testing ®
  • Lower Quarter YBT ®
  • Ankle range of motion testing
  • Functional Hop Testing
  • Sport Specific testing (if required)

From this information an individualized risk profile is generated to determine how well your body is moving and to determine your level of injury risk with exercise. This software can even compare your scores against other people of the same age, same gender, participating in the same activity or sport, at the same skill level. How exciting is that!

Book Your First Visit

Our practitioner is here to make sure that you can reach your goals and live effortlessly. Contact Effortless Superhuman today to schedule your first appointment with us!

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Functional Movement Screening Subiaco, West Perth, WA | (08) 9388 2768