All about Hot Stone Massage
Have you ever heard of hot stone massage? It’s a type of massage therapy that is typically performed on the back, but it can be done anywhere. This article will cover what a hot stone massage looks like and how it can benefit various people. If you are interested in learning more about this type of therapy, read on! *
What is a hot stone massage?
A hot stone massage involves the therapist placing heated stones on various parts of the body and then massaging those with their hands or other objects. The heat from these stones can help relax muscles, improve blood flow, ease stress and reduce tension in the body.
Who should get a hot stone massage?
Who benefits from a hot stone massage? A hot stone massage can benefit many people include those recovering from injuries, people who suffer from chronic pain and pregnant women. It can help with muscle tightness in individuals undergoing rehabilitation for a sports injury or surgery recovery period after an appendectomy
The post will cover what a hot stone massage looks like and how it can benefit various people. If you are interested in learning more about this type keep reading and we can explain how.
How is a hot stone massage performed?
A hot stone massage is performed by using heated stones. They are rubbed over the body to help relax muscles and ease tension in the back, shoulders, legs and feet. The therapist will normally use various sized smooth rocks that have been soaked in water for approximately 30 minutes before they were placed onto either your back or another part of your body such as your legs or arms.
Who should perform a hot stone massage?
Ideally, your hot stone massage should be performed by a qualified masseuse that has experience in performing Hot stone massages. You can even perform a hot stone massage at home. You will need to purchase some smooth basalt stones from a garden centre. They are normally black in colour, don’t buy the ones that have been painted or varnished as they may release toxic fumes when heated up.
Who should offer hot stone massage?
Hot Stone massages can be performed by anyone – male or female and of any age group please check with your doctor if you have any concerns.