Hot stone massage

Massage benefits?

hot stone massage

Everybody has been raving about getting a hot stone massage. If you haven’t tried one yet, now is the time to try this kind of massage. It promises to help you ease your tense muscles and simultaneously help you relax in the process.

Benefits of hot stone massage

Why should you go for a massage? It is not labeled as part of the alternative medicine category for nothing. Here are some of the benefits of having one regularly.

  • Muscle tension and pain relief. It is a known fact that applying heat to the body increases blood flow and reduces muscle pain. Heat also helps in loosening the muscles and improving their range of motion.
  • Effective stress relief. It has been shown that even a 10-minute massage improves one’s mood and reduces stress levels significantly.
  • A better alternative than sleeping pills. Between using sleeping pills and going for a massage, the latter is a better option for promoting better sleep.

Aside from the above points, a hot stone massage may also help boost your immunity.

Is a hot stone massage for you?

Before you book yourself a therapeutic massage session, it is always wise to consult your doctor if this is a good option for you. But generally, anybody under tremendous stress, experiencing muscle tension and pain, or even those with trouble sleeping can use this therapeutic solution.

If you are taking blood thinners or experiencing a bleeding disorder, ask your doctor before going to a therapist. Open wounds, skin burns, or patients who have had surgery in the past two months should also reconsider having a treatment.

You don’t want to add needless pain to your body, right? If that is the case, always go for a trained therapist for your hot stone massage session to ensure you get the best treatment.

Published by: Maggie Marquez on January 23, 2023

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