Hot stone massage therapy is an age-old treatment with the addition of heat for a modern twist. Water-heated, smooth stones are placed strategically on the body on key points—with or without pressure—for the ultimate in relaxation and pain relief.
This treatment helps relieve tension, eases muscle stiffness, and increases circulation. How? Hot stone therapy promotes healing by targeting the deeper layers of muscle through the use of heated stones. Combined with regular massage, this treatment delivers a wealth of benefits, including:
Warm and soothe your body with this specialized, unique massage. Whether you’re looking to help ease chronic muscle tension or just completely relax, hot stone massage is for you.
New to massage? You’re in good hands at Sarah Laser Center and Medspa. Before you even step foot into one of our well-appointed treatment rooms, we’ll get your health history and needs assessment. Then you’ll sit down with your LMT to make sure you get the therapy you are looking for. Click here to learn more about your first visit.
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How long is a massage?
Massages last for one hour, including a 10-minute dressing time and health assessment to ensure a safe, personalized massage. Dressing and assessment times can vary.
Hot Stone Massage is a specialized massage that uses smooth and heated stones of varying sizes on parts of the body. They are often basalt, a black volcanic rock that absorbs and retains heat well, creating sensation of warmth and comfort during the session. It is a deeply smoothing and relaxing form of massage where the heat helps tight muscles to release. The heat from the stones is wholly therapeutic - helping detoxify the body, and relax the nervous system. Great for chronic pain, rheumatic/arthritic conditions, fibromyalgia, stress, anxiety and tension, insomnia, and depression.
Hot Stone Massage:
Heated stones relax the muscles to pinpoint chronic muscle tension or simply promote relaxation.