Originally Posted by 5kgLifter
Just one thing for anyone doing any intense stretching to remember, it can also cause DOMS as bad as those after any really heavy workout session; so, if the idea for the stretching is to recuperate and/or ease muscles, don't overdo the stretching aspect.
I agree that intense stretching causes DOMS, anything we over do can cause DOMS. However, gentle stretching may also help reduce it effects. It may hurt initially but as you complete the stretch, it may release some tension you have. However what is the best treatment for muscle soreness.