How Hot Stone Massage Therapy Works?

Almost 18% of the American adults suffer from one or other kind of mental illness. Isn’t this number too large?  Yes, it is. If adults are depressed or feeling some kind of mental stress, how can we expect future generation to be the healthy and happy?

However, allopathic medicine is doing the decent job to cure the illness but not working on the roots of the problems. People are looking for the alternative to deal with the stress and massage therapy is one of it.

If you think massage therapy is focussed only on treating the pain in body you might be wrong. Because massage therapy is based on the relaxation response of the body to the massage techniques. Atlanta massage therapist offers a variety of massage therapies depending on your body and level of physical and mental stress.

But here we look at only hot stone massage therapy and how it works. Like other massage therapies, hot stone massage therapy is also based on the principle of the relaxation muscle and tissues.   

In hot stone massage therapy, smooth, flat, heated stones are placed on the specific parts of your body to relax stiff muscles of the body. Heat from the stones is transferred to the muscle which loosen the tense muscle and facilitates the massage therapist to work on the deeper layer of the muscles.    

In hot stone massage, therapy stone is water-heated up to 140 degrees and placed appropriately. Do not worry it will not melt down your skin, it will melt only the tension and stiffness in your muscles.

In Atlanta, massage therapy services professional pay huge attention in placing the heated stone on the body so that it should not cause any damage to the patient’s skin.

Hot stone massage therapy offers enormous benefits. You can visit this website to know more about the benefits of the hot stone massage therapy.