When learning Thai Massage, you will notice that there are many techniques which are not much used in other modalities.
Two examples are stretches and traction moves. Do you know what exactly the difference is between stretches and traction? This video demonstrates it clearly with examples from both types of techniques.
Stretching in Thai Massage
The purpose of stretching is to re-establish full or normal range of motion by relaxing muscles and getting them to release tightness and tension.