HOT STONE MASSAGE
Hot stone massage is another option to achieve relaxation, stress relief, and to bring function back to tired, tight muscles.
Hot stone massage is one that include the use of a type of volcanic rock called basalt that is able to retain heat. The smooth, flat heated stone are specific parts of your body. The hot massage stones are heated to between 130 and 145 degrees and may be placed along your spine, stomach, chest, face, palms or on your feet and toes.The heated stones may be held as the body is massaged using many of the Swedish massage techniques.
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.