When recommending stretches, the best rule regarding self-care advice is to give the client as much as he or she will do, and no more.
What is best… Cold or Heat? … Is Moist Heat better than Dry Heat?
Both dry and moist heat application resulted in pain relief from DOMS, but moist heat resulted in a greater pain reduction, and in only 25% of the time.
What is Manual Therapy?
The following techniques are considered to be Manual Therapy techniques: Massage (Soft Tissue Manipulation), Stretching, Joint Mobilization, Hydrotherapy.