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    V-Sit Adductor Stretch

    This stretch targets the muscles of the inner thigh, which can get tight if you’re in the habit of crossing your legs, or when there’s weakness of the muscles of the buttock.  To stretch them, simply sit with your legs straight in front of you, then open your legs into a V until you feel a stretch along the inner thigh.  Bend forward at the waist to bring your torso forward toward the ground between your legs.  You may feel a pull along the back of the thigh as well as you bend forward.  Hold the stretch for 30 seconds.

    Runner’s Lunge Hip Flexor Stretch

    An absolute must for runners and lovers of high-heels.  Stand with feet at hip width.  While the leg you want to stretch stays in place, take a large step forward with the opposite leg, bending the knee so that it is directly above the ankle.  Lower the back leg so the knee comes toward the ground, increasing the stretch across the front of the hip and thigh.  Keep your torso straight and your tailbone tucked, so that your hands or arms are resting on your forward leg.

    Thread-the-Needle Piriformis Stretch

    This stretch is essential if you spend all day on your feet, or suffer from hip pain or sciatica.  Start in hook-lying position: on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground.  On the side you want to stretch, turn your knee out, and cross your ankle across the opposite knee.   Reach the arm on the stretch side through the triangle space between your legs and hold behind the knee of the opposite leg with both hands. To increase the stretch, lift the opposite side foot off the ground and bring that knee toward your chest.

    Alycia Duff-Bergeron, Founder and Clinic Director

    When I opened Anatomica in 2013 as my private practice, I was committed to offering an unsurpassed level of service and care to every client.  Today I have the pleasure of working with a skillful team of therapists and administrative staff that are equally committed to raising the bar in their fields and providing exceptional treatment. Our therapists are dedicated, professional, and focused on your health. Anatomica proudly offers some of the most effective manual therapy and functional assessment techniques, performed by therapists with several years of practical experience, all of whom demonstrate a considerable effort to further their educations and understanding of current treatment protocols. We invite you to visit Anatomica to experience effective, personalized healthcare in an inclusive space, staffed by practitioners that are setting a new standard of professionalism. We are Anatomica. Welcome.