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Massage Stone Therapy – The Start Up Tips

Wikipedia mentions a simple explanation of this title and goes thus:
A stone massage is a massage that uses smooth, flat, and heated rocks placed at key points on the body.
This is one of the least detailed explanations on the Massage Stone Therapy as one can find amongst hundreds of articles on the internet. Stone therapy has increasingly become popular among the alternate therapy fraternity.  It is even said that the massage stone used serves as an energy reservoir which contains the healing energy of the therapist.

These iron rich stones can be heated in a hot massage stone warmer equipment and contain the heat which helps in warming and relaxing the muscle and thus allowing the therapist to work deeper if required. The stone therapy is considered to be useful for a variety of symptoms like back pains, osteoarthritis and arthritis pain, insomnia and other stress related modern uneasiness.

Basalt stones are used in the process which is heated under water to about 125 °F (52 °C). These are then placed on some specific points on the body, especially on the back, shoulders, in between toes, sometimes on the palms and even on the face. All this depends on the style offered by the massage therapist and the requirement of the client.

These days most of the modern spas and massage centers offer Hot Stone Massage or Stone Therapy. The number of different styles however, is almost as varied as the stones themselves and thus it is imperative to have a brief study of the kind suitable before making a decision to buy them.

There are varied suppliers of the right kind of stones searchable on the internet. One of best products available in this category is the Hand-Shaped Massage Stones and Naturally-Shaped Massage Stones.

Hand-Shaped Massage Stones are derived from the black volcanic rock and are carefully cut to the same shape in various sizes.  The end product is a skillfully polished perfect massage stone for the stone therapy.  These come as a 20, 30 or 50 Pcs-Basalt set of stones and include varied shapes and sizes for relevant therapy.

Naturally-Shaped Massage Stones as the name implies are provided as found in the Mother Nature and most of them come from Peru. Peruvian basalt massage stones are known to retain the heat much better than other stone types. These come as a 38, 50 or 66 - Pcs Peruvian Basalt and include every almost every stone a massage therapist would need to treat the entire body. It includes large and heavy belly stones as well as those needed for a delicate work on the neck, feet and hands.
 
Combine the above with a hot stone warmer with a pre set temperature setting and what you have is a ready to heal stone massage set.

One can say that if you are a bodyworker, a massage therapist or an owner/manager of a spa and are interested in providing a good stone massage therapy to your clients, you can begin with procuring the right material from the right supplier who takes care of your budget and the essential quality. The steps, if taken in the right way would reduce your time in dealing with the practices and reserve the energy to heal the client. Happy healing!!!