Hot stone massage can decrease the overall the body’s tension and decrease pain. It helps ease stiff muscles, aids in increasing blood flow to the affected areas, and speeds up circulation and metabolism. It may also reduce muscle spasms and increase flexibility and range of motion. Each hot stone massage treatment encourages deep soft tissue relaxation through the placement of smooth, water-heated stones at strategic locations on the body. Studies have shown that hot stone massage can be very beneficial in reducing stress and anxiety and promoting, relaxation, and easing of pain and muscle tension in a variety of different conditions and circumstances.