FMS Insights: Breaking Down the Active Straight Leg Raise Pattern

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Lower body reciprocal patterning – one leg flexing, one leg extending – is a key component to many of our daily activities. Mobility and lumbopelvic control are key components to completing this pattern effectively.  This is not just a hamstring length test! In fact, the down leg is as important as the raising leg. The whole pattern is the focus in the FMS.

Listen in as FMS instructors Brett Jones, Diane Vives, and Michele Desser discuss the Active Straight Leg pattern being screened with the FMS and why this pattern is important for activities.

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