Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage is a specialty massage  that uses smooth, heated stones. They are often basalt, a type of rock  that is rich in iron, so they retain heat , but they can be other types.  The heat is both deeply relaxing and helps tight muscles release. 

During  the massage, the therapist warms up the body with traditional Swedish  massage, then massages you while holding a heated stone. As the stone  cools, the therapist replaces it with another. 

The stones are  immersed in water and heated in an electric heating device until they  are within a certain temperature range. The stones may be placed at  specific points on the back, in the palms of the hand, or between the  toes. 

Many people find the warmth of the hot stones to be  comforting and get it for relaxation. It's may suited for people who  have muscle tension but prefer a lighter massage. This may good for Back  pain, aches, Poor circulation, Osteoarthritis, arthritis pain, Stress,  anxiety, tension ,Insomnia and Depression. 

Buffalo NY