Stretching is an instinctive activity as even animals use it and it simply consists in increasing the distant between two insertions of a muscle.
This apparent simplicity hides a wild variety of exercises with different aims and benefits. Stretching can be active or passive (patient do or only therapist apply the techniques), work only on one muscle or a group/chain, inhibition techniques can be used…
Their main functions are:
- Relax muscles
- Increase muscle length
- Improve muscle tendon viscoelasticity
Our Physiotherapist offer home visit because we think it is more convenient for Londoners and allow you to rest at the end of the session. But we also consult in our practice located in North london between Kentish town and Camden town.