Geothermal Therapy

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Learning Deep Stone

As this article is posted, I’ll be on my way to England again to attend the LaStone course Deep Stone. I’m very excited and look forward to gaining new skills and better my massage. I’m certain this will also increase my non-stone massage skills. It’ll  be interesting to discover how to use the cold stones … Continue reading »

Geothermal Therapy Association

GTA, is an association of Geothermal Therapy and Non-Thermal Geotherapy Practitioners, Educators, Vendors and Employers, supporting the safe use of stones combined with body work techniques as a method of wellness. The association was formerly known as Stone Walkers Association, hence the web-address – Their Facebook page can be found at: Geothermal Therapy … Continue reading »

Bewares in Thermal Massage

Image via Wikipedia Not all people should receive massage. There are contraindications and situations where a massage can be directly harmful. When you use heat and cold in a massage, these multiply and you need to be even more aware of the conditions the client has and how to deal with them. Temperature extremes stresses … Continue reading »

Effects of hot and cold

Physiotherapists and medical professionals have long used both hot and cold for treating injuries and pains. Sports people apply cold packs on muscles after heavy exercise, they use hot packs to reduce tightness and pain in muscles. Hot and cold is a very effective treatment method of muscles and the body. The effects of heat: … Continue reading »