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Diana Remaley, LMT
Diana@RemaleyMassage.com
(203)292-5362
19 Compo Road South
Westport, CT

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1
Golfing Stretches, Part 2
Last time, I explored the upper body musculature associated with golfing. This time, I explore lower body stretches. These muscles are bigger and more powerful; meaning they can take more abuse, but are also easier to stretch than smaller groups. Take the ...
12-Sep-2017
22:13:00
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Ankle Circles
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } Many clients schedule appointments in my office because of "calf pain." While the lower leg ("calf" doesn't have a large number of muscles, it is a very mobile area (we use it while we ...
24-Jul-2017
23:29:00
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Ballet Envy: The Plie and Releve
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } I recently attended an all-day seminar. While the subject matter was completely worthwhile, and the day was overall enjoyable, my legs felt like jello by the time I drove home. When sitting for a long time, ...
20-Jan-2017
14:50:00
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The Tick-Tock Relaxation Stretch
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } We all have days when we feel absolutely exhausted by the time we get home. Have you ever felt like your legs have have stopped working and your hips are made of molten steel? I know the last thing you want ...
02-Sep-2016
23:59:00
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Ballet Envy: The Tendu
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }The hips are a complicated area. There's simply no denying that. In researching this entry, I wanted to post a simple illustration of the musculature of the hip – I'm now pretty sure there is no ...
06-Apr-2016
18:54:00
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Foam Rolling for the Upper Leg
One of the easiest ways to care for your tight muscles at home is with a foam roller. This tool is relatively new in the home market, but has been used in physical therapy treatments for years. The basic principle of ...
11-Jan-2016
21:03:00
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Posterier Hip Stretching - Part 2 - The Piriformis Muscle
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08-Sep-2015
21:02:00
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Posterior Hip Stretching - Part 1 - Gluteal Group
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08-Sep-2015
20:14:00
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Hip Flexor Stretching – Part 3
We've been building up to this challenging hip flexor stretch... Can you do it? :) In the past few weeks, we explored the anatomy of the hip flexor muscles and two stretches to help alleviate lower back pain and increase range of motion around the ...
05-Jul-2015
15:14:00
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Hip Flexor Stretching – Part 2
Last time, we learned how the hip flexor muscles affect the alignment of the pelvis, and how tension in these muscles can relate to lower back pain. This week's stretch for the hip flexors is a bit more advanced, and can therefore lead to ...
22-Jun-2015
20:49:00
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Hip Flexor Stretching – Part 1
Many of us spend a large part of the day sitting. This shortens and tightens the muscle group called “Hip Flexors”, which include psoas major, psoas minor, illiacus, and a little of pectineus, predominantly. These muscles ...
01-Jun-2015
14:16:00
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Low Back/Hamstring Crossover Stretch
Many clients who come into my office for a massage complain about low back pain. This is the season for gardening, sports, and long vacation car rides. All of these, in addition to the simple act of sitting at a desk all day, can ...
16-Mar-2015
18:12:00
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Ballet Envy: Rond de Jambe
Ballet (and Barre) have become very popular forms of exercise recently, and rightly so. I've been using ballet as exercise for about 6 years, and I can say, categorically, there is no better method for opening your hips. After practicing ballet, I ...
06-Jan-2015
14:38:00

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Diana Remaley, LMT
Diana@RemaleyMassage.com
(203)292-5362
19 Compo Road South
Westport, CT