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Hot Stone Massage

A hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy. It’s used to help you relax and ease tense muscles and damaged soft tissues throughout your body.



• Helps relieve muscle tension and pain.
• Reduces stress and anxiety.
• Promotes sleep.
• May help relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases.
• May help decrease cancer symptoms.
• May boost immunity.


Anyone who is experiencing muscle tension and pain, insomnia, or stress may benefit from a hot stone massage. If you have a chronic condition that causes pain, talk to your doctor to see if a hot stone massage is a good option for you. When performed by a trained therapist, a hot stone massage is generally safe. There are some circumstances where it should be avoided. Consult your doctor before getting a massage if you have:
• A bleeding disorder or take blood thinners
• Burns on your skin
• Open wounds
• A history of blood clots
• Had surgery in the last 6 weeks
• A fracture or severe osteoporosis
• A low platelet count (thrombocytopenia)
• Diabetes
• Pregnancy


An average session, takes around 45 minutes. First, you'll consult with your masseuse to discuss any problem areas to be worked on. Then the masseuse will leave and allow you to undress and get comfortable. After a few moments they will return to perform the treatment. Hot stones will be held and worked along the area turning and constantly moving to avoid any burning. If the treatment is uncomfortable in any way you should make the masseuse aware and treatment will be adapted. After the massage the masseuse will leave you to relax for 5 minutes and get dressed in privacy.


After your hot stone massage, avoid strenuous exercise or activity for at least a few hours and ideally until the next day. Also, ensure you drink plenty of water.


The number of massages you need will depend on your reason for choosing this treatment. If you want relief from a short-term problems such aching muscles, tension etc. You may want a further massage after 10 days. For longer term problems, you may benefit from a number of treatments over two to three weeks with a follow-up treatment once a month from then on.

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