Hot Stone Massage in I feel good massage East London has to be one of the most enjoyable and relaxing therapeutic massages available. It is a treatment using smooth, basaltic (volcanic) rocks that have been heated in water are used in two ways; some stones are wrapped in towels and placed on specific energy centres, known as chakras, along the body to align and re-balance the body’s natural energy flow, whilst other stones are used by the therapist to perform the body massage. The heat of the stones penetrates deep into the muscle tissue allowing the muscles to relax 4-5 times quicker than in a standard body massage, easing muscle tension and revitalising the muscle tissue by increasing blood circulation. It also speeds up any healing processes and creates a state of deep mental relaxation.
Common complaints treated with Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage can be used for a variety of ailments, or simply for a deep level of relaxation and is particularly effective for relieving muscle tension, rheumatic or arthritic conditions, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), back pain, nervous conditions and stress and anxiety.
- Improved circulation
- Increased lymphatic drainage (toxin removal)
- Improved blood flow to tissues
- Reduces muscular tension
- Relieves aches and pains
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Produces a deep relaxation
Who can enjoy hot stone massage?
As with all hands-on holistic therapies, hot stone massage may not be suitable for everyone and certain medical conditions may prevent the use of this treatment, or may require your GP’s consent. A full consultation will be carried out before your first treatment which enables us to ensure that hot stone massage is right for you.