hot stone massage
About the stones:
Basalt Lava Stones: Dark fine-grained igneous rock originating from a lava flow. Most common volcanic rock, therefore able to hold heat for long periods of time.
Benefits for Clients:
Relaxation: heat induces relaxation and adds to a greater massage experience. Healing: heat equals increased hyperemia speeding the healing process increased range of motion due to warm tendons loosening faster and benefiting more during the massage deep moist heat has healing qualities for the joints similar to paraffin wax increased circulation helps provide nutrients and waste removal to soft tissue etc..
Heat helps release connective tissue which traps tissue fibers which if not delt with becomes thick which results in pain, therefore the applied heat will influence renewed movement.