Are you planning to go for a treatment at Jindal Nature cure Bangalore? Hot Stone Therapy is one of the major natural therapies used at Jindal Naturecure Institute for treatment.  So, don’t be surprised if a naturopathy doctor suggests you hot stone treatment based on your medical condition. Find out everything you need to know about this natural therapy to make you feel comfortable when you take up the therapy in Jindal naturopathy Bangalore.


What is hot stone therapy?

Hot stone therapy is one of the natural treatment methods that is recommended for relaxation and pain relief. Smooth stones that are water heated are placed on the key points above your body. Basalt (a type of volcanic rock) is used in this treatment method due to its ability to retain heat. The stones are usually heated between the temperatures of 130 to 145 degree Celsius. As the stones are placed, a trained therapist offers a massage treatment based on the placement of the stone and the treatment. The masseur uses circular movements, long strokes, kneading and tapping while massaging the body.


Where are the hot stones placed?

The placement of the stone depends on the type of pain relief treatment that you have gone for. Usually, the stones are placed along the spine, on the chest or stomach, on the face, palms or feet.


How does hot stone therapy work?

The heat released from the stones soothes the muscles so that they become more receptive to the massage. It deducts the therapist to offer deep muscle massage. Secondly, the heat expands blood vessels, encouraging better blood flow across the body. Thirdly, the heat from the stones creates a sedative effect, allowing for complete body relaxation.


What are the benefits of hot stone therapy?

There are many benefits of this natural treatment method. Some of the health benefits are:

  • Relieves muscle pain and tension
  • Decreases anxiety or stress
  • Creates a sedative effect that encourages patients to sleep well
  • May relieve symptoms of autoimmune diseases
  • May help reduce the effects of cancer
  • May strengthen the immune system
  • Enhances joint flexibility, aiding better movement
  • Provides pain relief for patients of arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia and other chronic medical conditions


Who should not go for hot stone therapy?

When you talk to a naturopathy doctor at Jindal nature cure in Bangalore, be very clear about current health conditions and your medical history. It is because this therapy may not be safe for certain individuals, and if you don’t reveal all the information, the doctor will not be able to recommend the right treatment that is safe for your condition. Preferably people with the below conditions should not take up this treatment:

  • Hypertension patients
  • Pregnant women and children
  • Individuals suffering from migraine, epilepsy, cancer, varicose veins, heart diseases, diabetes
  • People who have recently undergone a surgery