This type of massage therapy is an excellent way to release tension and treat muscle stiffness. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation. The hot stones help relax the muscles, allowing the therapist to work deeper into the muscle layers. This therapy increases circulation and increases energy by expanding the blood vessels and increasing blood flow. Experience relief from pain associated with fibromyalgia, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other muscular conditions and often accompanies rehabilitation therapy.
The stones are placed on key energy centres which are sometimes clogged or blocked. Combining hot stone protocols with a full body massage provides a very healing and effective experience. It is always advised that clients drink plenty of water after a session to help flush out those unhealthy and unwanted toxins.