For information the stones I use are made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat.
Main benefits of Stone Massage:
It helps you relax and improves your sleep
It helps increase blood flow and ease tense muscles
It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion.
people with rheumatoid arthritis may benefit from a moderate-pressure stone massage,
It may give your immune system a boost too.
A hot stone massage is generally safe. But there are some circumstances where it should be avoided. Consult your doctor before getting a massage if you have: a bleeding disorder or take blood thinners / burns on your skin or open wounds / a history of blood clots / had surgery in the last 6 weeks / a fracture or severe osteoporosis / a low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) or diabetes.
Only go to a specially qualified therapist for a massage is you are pregnant.