Hot Stone Massage Therapy
With the addition of heated basalt stones, hot stone massage therapy brings the benefits of hydrotherapy into your session. Heat helps the fluid part of our soft tissues return to their normal, healthy liquid state from the sticky, gel-like condition which results from dehydration and decreased movement. Some stones lay on the table under your body, or on top of your body for soothing, heated compression; other stones are in your therapist’s hands to add heat to manual techniques. Heat often improves circulation, digestion, and adds to an overall softening of muscular tension throughout our body. The addition of heat is not always appropriate for every person; your therapist will discuss with you whether or not this form of hydrotherapy is suitable for you.