Active Isolated Stretching: The Mattes Method

Over the past few decades experts have advocated static stretching as a safe and effective way to stretch muscles. However, this type of stretching can actually decrease blood flow within the tissue creating localized ischemia, irritation or injury. Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is a novel approach to stretching that can be incorporated into your massage and provides effective, functional and physiological restoration of superficial and deep fascial planes.

Aaron Mattes

Aaron L. Mattes, L.M.T. received his Master’s degree from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana emphasis in Kinesiology and Kinesiotherapy. His experience ranges from Director of large outpatient clinics at the University of Illinois and University of Toledo to international lecturer at sports medicine clinics, medical seminars, and massage therapy conventions. He also acts as consultant to sports clubs and professional athletic teams. Mattes experience encompasses over 200,000 hours in instruction, rehabilitation, athletic training, adapted physical education, sports medicine, training and preventive programs. He is currently director of Aaron Mattes Therapy in Sarasota, Florida.


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