Ideal for therapists who wish to introduce cold stone therapy to their full-body and deep tissue treatments. 6 stones.
The set includes:
2 Small Round Stones - 2.5"" L x 2.5"" W x 1.0"" Thick
2 Medium Round Stones - 3.0"" L x 3.0"" W x 1.0"" Thick
2 Single Taper Oblong Stones - 4.5"" L x 1.5"" W x 1.0"" Thick
Purpose: The Small Round Stones are great for effleurage, petrissage, or as a placement stone to cool of areas of swelling. . The small stone is good for the smaller muscle groups, like the hands and feet as well as the neck. The stones can be used in general effleurage and petrissage strokes to cool the area.
The Medium Round Stone are great for effleurage, petrissage, or as a placement stone to cool of areas of swelling. The medium stone is good for the medium muscle groups, like the shoulders, calves, arms and chest. The stones can be used in general effleurage and petrissage strokes to cool a larger area.
The Single Taper Oblong Stones are good for trigger point, deep tissue, and compression. Since this stone is long and thin, it makes is a good stone to work on the arms as well as for specific work on the neck. The opposite non-tapered side is good for stripping and effleurage.
The stones act as an extension of the therapist's hands. They can be used warm or cool as needed to address specific client conditions.
Using stones allows the therapist to apply deep pressure without straining his/her wrists/hands.