Get Massages With Stones
Have you experienced having a massage or have you visited a spa nearby? Do you usually see them using stones when doing massages? Let’s find out what and why these stones are used in massages and do they really help to give certain relaxation and relief?
Healing stones are often used nowadays in spas and other massaging clinic. These stones are said to have different characteristic that gives a soothing effect when placed on the focal points of the body after a massage. Usually, these stones are heated and placed on the body after a massage or sometimes the therapist uses stones during the whole massage.
Stones are mostly made from basalt which are a type of iron-rich rock so it can retain heat. Just like using ointments and cream that gives certain heat, these stones also give that same heat when used in massages. These stones are heated in a heating device, which are usually electric until it is heated in a certain temperature. The stones
are often placed at the back, palms and even between the toes.
The heat from the stones warms and helps relaxes the muscles and if desired, the therapist can make deeper pressure to add for the soothing effect of the warmth coming from the stones. It can also help in good circulation and help the nervous system stay calm.