Benefits Of Active Isolated Stretching: The Mattes Method

Active Isolated Stretching: The Mattes Method (AIS)

There are many ways in which AIS can be beneficial to the body. The following are just some of the things that AIS can do:

*Improve the flexibility and health of the muscles, fascias, tendons and ligaments

*Maximize joint range of motion

*Break down adhesions and scar tissue that may result from surgeries, traumas, inflammations or diseases

*Reduce stress and tension brought on by chronic muscle tightness

*Correct distorted postures and faulty movement patterns

*Reduce the risk of musculo-skeletal injuries

*Rehabilitate musculo-skeletal injuries

*Diminish pain symptoms and physiological dysfunction

*Effectively treat a variety of conditions that includes, but is not limited to, chronic neck and back pain, whiplash, scoliosis, sciatica, thoracic outlet syndrome, rotator cuff injury, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, hammer toes, arthritis, stroke, spinal cord injury

*Increase body energy and efficiency

*Improve athletic performance

*Facilitate post-exercise recovery

*Stimulate blood circulation, thus increasing oxygen and nutrient intake, and decreasing carbon dioxide and lactic acid build-up

*Stimulate lymphatic circulation, thus helping to eliminate toxins and metabolic wastes

*Promote total body wellness and longevity of life

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