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The hot stones expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation. Himalayan salt is known to ground and balance the body’s electromagnetic field. Stones may be placed a along your spine, stomach, chest, face, palms and hands, feet and toes. This is a great add-on to any facial or back facial service. Cold stones assist with reducing swelling, aids sporting and other accidents by helping to release blood in the affected area, increases muscular tone, decreases muscle spasms, stimulation of the automatic nervous system, and is an excellent pain relief with sore and damaged muscles.
3 Benefits Of Hot Stone Massage
All massages generally fall under the alternative medicine umbrella. They’re becoming a popular complementary therapy for many conditions. Here are some advantages of getting a hot stone massage:
Heat has long been used to ease muscle tension and pain. It helps increase blood flow to the affected area. It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion. Cold therapy helps relieve inflammation. Depending on your symptoms, alternating hot and cold stones during your massage may be helpful.
It’s the position of the American Massage Therapy Association that “massage therapy can be effective for stress relief.” Research supports their opinion. A ten-minute massage improved cardiovascular responses such as stroke volume. A 15-minute, onsite chair massages in the workplace significantly reduced stress compared to a 15-minute break without massage
Research shows that back massage helped promote relaxation and sleep. A 15-minute massage helps people sleep faster. They were also more alert, active, and positive upon awakening. Massage is thought to help you enjoy more restorative sleep, although it’s not completely understood.
Studies show that a hot stone massage may be a helpful way to reduce stress and anxiety, promote relaxation, and ease pain and muscle tension. It may be helpful for a variety of conditions and circumstances. More study is needed to find out exactly why massage therapy has such a powerful impact. It may have a lot to do with human touch. For many people, touch offers a sense of connection and security.
To make sure you have a positive hot stone massage experience, only use a massage therapist trained to work with hot stones. You may feel sore during your massage or the day after. This may be due to deep tissue manipulation and pressure. You shouldn’t feel pain. If you are uncomfortable or experience pain during your massage, let your licensed professional know right away.