Massage Therapy - LaStone Therapy


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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy focuses on restoring and supporting optimal health along with promoting pain-free daily living.

Marianne offers treatments that will be made up of a combination of massage techniques based on your specific needs. Which may include:

Pain management due to injury trauma

Lower back and neck pain

Chronic health conditions

Neuromuscular conditions

Joint mobility

Body stress due to pregnancy

Circulatory conditions

These are assessed and treated in a warm, comfortable and private environment.

The result is usually improved mobility and less, much less, pain.

LaStone Therapy

This form of bodywork combines massage with the use of smooth hot basalt lava stones and chilled marble stones. The hot and cold stones encourage blood flow through the muscle tissues which flushes toxins and triggers the body’s self healing mechanisms. LaStone therapy can be nurturing in style, or deep tissue where appropriate.

Clinically it is the application of thermotherapy, using deep penetrating heated stones and alternating with extremely cold stones. Physiological benefits of alternating hot and cold to the body have long been scientifically and medically proven, and is a very familiar concept to physiotherapists.

LaStone Therapy goes beyond the physical experience of typical massage, and enters deeper dimensions of relaxation, health and well-being, creating a positive approach to Body-Mind-Spirit philosophy.

While the warm stones (basalt) provide the soothing heat for deep tissue work, circulation and the exchange of blood and lymph, the cold stones (marble) help with inflammation, moving blood out of the area and balancing the male/female energies very quickly. Together the use of alternating temperatures is an effective form of healing. The whole body has to become involved in the process.

LaStone Therapy is far more than a massage with hot stones; it is a multidimensional treatment that reaches the very soul. LaStone is able to reach deeper levels than a regular massage and is ideal for back pain, stress related conditions and sluggish systems.