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Can A Hot Stone Massage Really Release Your Body’s Toxins?

A hot stone massage is a type of bodywork that uses heated smooth stones to create deep relaxation, promote healing and release toxins. The heat from the stones penetrates muscles and tissues beneath the skin to help loosen tightness in painful joints. It's also been said that the heat released during this therapy can act as an energy source for your body, releasing harmful toxins you may have accumulated over time.

Can A Hot Stone Massage Really Release Your Body’s Toxins?

Here are some reasons why you might want to try out this type of treatment:

  • It's relaxing

  • It reduces stress

  • Helps with insomnia

  • Releases muscle tension

  • Improves blood circulation

  • Eases pain

  • Boosts immunity

The hot stones used during this massage are usually basalt, which is a volcanic rock that's formed when lava flows into the ocean and cools rapidly, or obsidian, which is another type of naturally occurring glass. These types of rock can hold heat very well to help them retain their temperature for an extended period of time as they're being worked on your body. They also have small nooks and crannies where bacteria and other contaminants might get stuck after being exposed to air at room temperature so be sure you always request hot stone massages with freshly sanitized hot stones from your therapist if possible!

  • Increase your productivity

  • Reduce cortisol

  • Decrease stress levels over time

  • Meditate without the hassle of deep breathing exercises

How Does Hot Stone Massage Work?

During a healing massage, your therapist will use several different and unique-sized stones. These smooth rocks are heated and applied to certain areas of the body with oil or without it depending on what is needed for treatment. Whether laying them down flat along either side of your spine or holding them in their hands during the application, there's no limit as to how they can be used because each stone has its own purpose according to where it was collected from.

  • Facilitate deeper muscle release

  • Allows for a variety of treatment possibilities

  • Improves circulation and reduces inflammation

  • Reduces chronic pain

What Are The Benefits of A Hot Stone Massage?

It Releases Your Body's Toxins

After a hot stone massage, your body will be able to detox more efficiently. You'll do this by relaxing your muscles and letting them release toxins that can get stuck in the tissues of your bodies as well as improve lymphatic flow so it's easier for you to rid yourself of these harmful substances through sweat or urine. Drinking lots of water after treatment is recommended because we lose fluids during sweating which would then leave us dehydrated if no replacement was made before ending therapy!

  • Get rid of toxins that can get stuck in your body 

  • Increase lymphatic flow for detoxification 

  • Drink lots of water to counteract dehydration after massage session

It's An Immunity Booster

Massage is a great way to improve your immune system. A Swedish massage session has an immediate impact on the body, as it lowers arginine-vasopressin in blood samples collected before and after treatment.

Hot Stone Massage Can Help With Autoimmune Disorders

People suffering from fibromyalgia may benefit significantly from a 30-minute massage. Those who received the treatment had fewer trigger points and slept longer. While this is great news for sufferers it needs further investigation before becoming an official standard treatment plan as there are many more things we can learn about how massages affect people with fibromyalgia and what makes them particularly effective at treating these painful conditions! With the use of hot stone massage, people with autoimmune disorders can experience the following:

  • Reduced pain and trigger points in the body

  • Increased sleep time by hours

  • Relieves stress and anxiety for sufferers 

  • Alleviate symptoms of fibromyalgia

If you’re looking for a way to relax or relieve pain in your joints, try giving yourself the gift of a hot stone massage. The heat from this type of bodywork penetrates muscles and tissues beneath the skin. It can also help release toxins that may have built up over time. Contact us today to learn more about how we can make it happen for you!

Massage therapist - The Sanctuary Pleasant Hill LLC 609 Gregory Ln Suite #220 Pleasant Hil

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