ot stone massage therapy in Austin, Texas helps to ease muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. Hot Stone therapy is recommended for a 90min session. During hot stone massage smooth, water-heated stones at placed at key points on the body.
The stones are heated to about 130 deg and the direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, allowing the therapist access to the deeper muscle layers. The stones may be placed throughout the body on the spine, stomach, face, palm, feet, and toes. The therapist holds the heated stone to massage the body and uses techniques such as long strokes, circular movements, vibration, kneading, and tapping
The hot stone massage delivers a warm soothing effect along with a firm steady pressure during the session creating a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.