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Hot Stone Massage

Posted on: November 30th, 2016 by Dr. Amanda Sue Cressman

Treat yourself….as the closer months approach continue to enjoy the heat with a Hot Stone Massage….

Hot Stone Massage is a specialty massage where as therapists we use smooth, heated stones as an extension of our own hands. The heat can be both relaxing and deeply beneficial to warn up tight muscles so we can treat deeper and effectively more quickly. Using the heat as an additional Therapy it is known to help the client relax easier as it calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and we’ll being. Along side Swedish massage and deep tissue massage; hot stone massages reduce tension and anxiety, helping to decrease stress. Also, helping to improve blood circulation, which we need to deliver oxygen and nutrients around our cell bodies.

Generally assisting our lymphatic system carry away our body’s waste, and much more…..heat feels good with relieving muscle cramps and spam, managing pain and so much more.

Don’t feel guilty about getting a Hot Stone massage, because it sounds like a luxury….simply remind yourself of the health benefits.

Written by: Natalie Poynton, RMT.

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