What is Stretch Therapy?
In the South African based stretch therapy practices the majority of patients benefiting the most from this treatment are those suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain. Including muscular atrophy, joint pathology, spinal degenerative conditions, pre-surgical rehabilitation & mobilization, sport injury and professional sports performance.
Getting assistance during stretching is very crucial in achieving maximal results and minimal injuries. Hans de Wit, Master Therapist will exactly know where to take you and where to stop, working each muscle individually until a complete uniform balance is achieved.
Stretching has been scientifically proven to have an ‘analgesic effect’ making patients feel better immediately while still having the full advantage of a very precise and isolated rehabilitation session.
Stretch Therapy spans the entire technique called ‘active isolated stretching’ and ‘active isolated strengthening’. This technique is very useful right from rehabilitation to performance enhancement. Stretch therapy comprises the following main elements:
Together, Stretch Therapy elements enable anyone to improve flexibility, to perform ordinary and extraordinary tasks with greater ease and better performance for longer in life.
Stretch Therapy is the safest, most efficient method for anyone to achieve grace and ease in daily life, whether as an office worker, or an athlete. Stretch Therapy is used by pregnant women, teenagers, sports people, coaches, employers, and men and women of all ages.