Cold stone therapy is a powerful decongestant, pushing fluid and wastes out of overworked, chronically tense, or inflamed tissues. In cooperation with heated stones, chilled marble stones create a dramatic movement of fluids within the body. Cold offers a challenge to the body, so it is strengthening to the immune system.
The use of cold stones during a stone massage session helps to minimize soreness when performing deep tissue therapy. The cold stones also help to pull excess heat out of inflamed areas. By reducing inflammation, you can help your natural healing processes to begin.
The use of cold massage stones are also known for helping to reduce anxiety, PMS and menstrual discomfort, nasal congestion, and fatigue.
During the early onset of a migraine headache, cold stones are excellent for directly impacting the vascular component of the migraine. By helping to constrict the blood vessels around the head and neck, blood flow will be reduced to a more normal level.