Hot & Cold Stone Massage

HOT & COLD STONE MASSAGE
The rocks we use for Hot Rock are Kakudu rocks: this rock repels negativtiy and assists in strengthening the bones, muscles and soft tissue.
And for Cold Rock: Marble, Marble is beneficial for the blood, skin and the immune system. The mineral provides clarity and this assists in meditation.
For the treatment Hot rocks are placed and guided over the body to stimulate the central nervous system and muscles. The application of hot or cold stones will be effective for pain relief. (The temperature of the rocks is tested on certain safe areas of the body to assess how much warmth will be required).
The rocks are different shapes and sizes and have many uses. They are used to glide over the body at different angles like a Remedial Massage and have many natural healing properties.
Heat dilutes blood vessels improving circulation. The cold constricts blood vessel changes and cellular pressure. Heat for depression. Cold is more effective for pain.
This is an effective treatment for stubborn problems where there is a lot of congestion in the body. From a Therapists perspective it allows the Therapist to penetrate into soft tissue after the heat has been applied.

What will you get from a treatment:
• Elimination of waste
• An Increase in your metabolic rate
• Relaxation
• A boost to the immune system
• Pain relief
• Stimulate blood supply, increase circulation,
• Psychological benefits
• Detoxication of the body to restore physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
• Sedates the nervous system
• Improves the function of your internal organs by stimulating their blood supply.

Heat is used to quiet and soothe the body, and to slow down the activity of internal organs. If you are experiencing tense muscles or anxiety then heat is recommended.
Cold: Cold is used to stimulate and invigorate, increasing internal activity within the body. It also constricts blood vessels.
The rocks are used to treat colds, depression, joint pain, muscle and nerve problems, sleep disorders, stress and pain.

Contra- indications of heated stone.
Caution should be taken with the hot & cold stones; the temperature of the stones should be closely monitored on each individual especially the elderly and little children.
Hot Stone massage has been used for thousands of years some say it was started by the Arabic people and spread from there to the Asian countries; while others believe its origin was Hawaii.
There are many different types of rock that can be used and that have different healing properties. To find out about other types of Hot rocks where are they from and what are there healing properties click on the link for more information: https://www.stone-eagle.com/

Ross Mollenhauer