Hot Stone Therapy
What is a Hot Stone Massage?
Hot Stone Massage what to expect ?
Many people ask themselves, what does hot stone massage therapy look like? Why do not take the time just for yourself to feel better? Every single massage therapist uses different techniques and pressure. The stones are heated to the temperature between 45 – 60 degrees, a massage therapist will used heated stones and smooth techniques for hot stone therapy.
* Firstly, need to apply an oil to the body as to not burn skin during movements with hot stones. The Body is supposed to be oily, then the massage therapist can start the massage by hand and stone alternately.
* Some massage therapists leave the stone in your hands, also putting little stones between the toes, this creates a much better feeling. On the front of your body, to open the chakras and get into your depth they should leave stone on energy points, e.g. the third eye.
* Hot stone therapy is recommended during the autumn and winter, then you’ll get more pleasure and benefits. However, hot stone back massage treatment can be use with other massages, e.g. to warm up the muscles before the therapist will start deep tissue massage.
* Casual, cold stones can be used after the hot stones on the face to calm swollen blood vessels, soothe warm skin
How to heat hot stones for massage?
Top 10 Benefits of Hot Stone Massage:
Is a hot stone massage worth it ?
It’s worth giving it a try, maybe this type of massage will suit you the most, but you won’t find out if you don’t try it. If you are new to hot stone therapy, it is an ideal starting point. It’s a less intensive massage, compared to traditional ones. Some people prefer stone therapy as they are feeling much comfortable and relaxed, both during the treatment and after.
Disadvantages of Hot Stone Massage
Stone Therapy are much the same as with traditional manual massage, except that there is the additional consideration of heat. High blood pressure, heart disease and circulatory disorders, as the temperature of the stones may need to be adjusted. Hot stones therapy treatment would naturally be inappropriate for clients with skin which is intolerant to heat, or very sensitive skin. Skin prone to prickly heat, clients with nerve damage, loss of tactile sensation. Use the same healthy and safety, ethical considerations as you would do for other body massage treatments. Remember the additional effects of the heat will change the dimension of the treatment. If you aren’t sure regarding your health conditions and if you can do hot rock massage please check it with your doctor. Provide your medical issues to the therapist whose advice you if you can have a massage. In some requirements you might be ask to provide a medical certificate to confirm that the condition of your health will not cause any complications after the hot stone massage.