Hot Stone Massage

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Hot Stone Massage is used to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body.

During a hot stone massage, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on specific parts of your body. The stones are made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat.

The stones may be placed:

  • along your spine

  • on your stomach

  • on your chest

  • on your face

  • on your palms

  • on your feet and toes

 

Sometimes, cold stones are also used during a hot stone massage. Cold stones may be used after hot stones to calm any engorged blood vessels and to soothe the skin.

Benefits of hot stone massage:

1. Helps relieve muscle tension and pain

2. Reduces stress and anxiety

3. Promotes sleep

 

4. May help relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases

5. May help decrease cancer symptoms

6. May boost immunity