Hot Stone Massage Therapy
A hot stone massage is a therapeutic technique that involves the use of heated, smooth, flat stones. The warmth from the stones helps to improve blood circulation, warm, and relax muscles, allowing the massage therapist to work more deeply and effectively in releasing tension and knots. The combination of massage techniques with the comforting warmth of the stones can be effective for alleviating chronic pain conditions, creating a deeply calming and rejuvenating experience for the recipient. Many clients highly appreciate and enjoy this soothing and revitalizing experience.
Hot Stone Massage done by Non-RMT
Hot Stone Massage Done by RMT
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Frequently Asked Questions
1.During a hot stone massage, does the massage therapist place the stones on my back and leave me alone?
No, in a hot stone massage, the massage therapist does not leave you alone with the stones on your back. Instead, the therapist will hold the heated stones in their hand as an extension to massage your body. They may place the stones on specific points of your body to help warm and relax the muscles. Simultaneously, they will perform the massage with a combination of strokes and techniques on other areas. This ensures that you receive the full benefits of the massage, including the relaxation and muscle tension relief provided by the warmth of the stones.
2.Is hot stone massage covered by insurance?
In many cases, only hot stone massages performed by Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) may be covered by health insurance plans.
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