3 Benefits of Hot Stone Massage, Part 2

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Welcome back to the Remedi Spa blog! Last time, we started looking at three of the top benefits of hot stone massage, a specialized massage treatment involving the use of basalt stones heated to safe temperature, and used in combination with massage techniques. Here are the three benefits of hot stone therapy we explored in part one:

  • Melts away stress and anxiety

  • Alleviates muscle tension, aches, and pains

  • Improves sleep patterns

Below are a few more benefits to be gained from receiving regular hot stone massages. If you are ready to try this beneficials health and wellness treatment, contact Remedi Spa for hot stone massage and other types of massage in Staten Island.

Encourages Deep Relaxation

Probably one of the best reasons to get a hot stone massage is because it encourages deep relaxation. For most people, stress is something they must try to manage daily. Hot stone therapy combines heat, soothing stones, and a massage therapist’s healing touch to reduce muscle tension and encourage deep relaxation. The gentle gliding strokes combined with the heat of the rocks soothes and comforts the mind and body, allowing the person receiving the massage to fall into a deep state of relaxation, which can help them manage stress, anxiety, and depression.  

Relieves Chronic Pain

Hot stone massage offers a sedative effect that provides chronic pain relief for a number of pains and health conditions. For instance, hot stone massage is highly beneficial for those who suffer from fibromyalgia, sciatica and other neuropathies, chronic neck and lower back pain, and pain in the hands and feet. The heat gently soothes the muscles, allowing them to loosen, which decreases stiffness, tension, and pain.

Improves Circulation

The heat from the stones combined with the friction of massage strokes warms up the blood vessels, allowing them to open and expand. As the blood vessels dilate, circulation and blood flow increases, allowing the circulatory system to more effectively remove toxins from the muscles and soft tissues that contribute to pain and discomfort, replenishing these tissues with oxygen and nutrients, which benefits other systems and organs in the body.

Book A Hot Stone Massage Today

Hot stone massage effectively reduces pain and tension by improving circulation and increasing relaxation. It is an effective therapy for managing stress, anxiety, and chronic pain without the use of prescription medications. If you would like to try hot stone massage, visit Remedi Spa in Staten Island to book a massage online, or give us a call today! We look forward to helping you relax, relieve pain, all while improving your overall health and quality of life.