Glut-A-Mat…I just love this
name, yet when you hurt, you do what you must do.
Place the Relax Mat® on a firm surface and press and release in the marked
areas of your buttocks, as the model is demonstrating. Use the 12/7 principle.
Some have released the gluts simply by pressing into the wall with the Relax
Mat®, but I find it easier to release these muscles when they are relaxed in a
Press down one side of your buttocks, then go to the other side and do the
same. Remember to use one knob at a time and do not press into bony areas. Do
stretches (as shown below), then return to that spot or spots and once again
lay on the Relax Mat® using either the higher or lower rounded knob. Remember
to use the 12/7 count.
Do your favorite stretches, provided by your health care professional.
This can also be done in aqua therapy, in whatever position works for you.
Remember to use the 12/7 count.