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Stone Sanitation Procedures...fact and fiction!

Every massage therapist has been trained never to work on an open lesion. We understand that bacteria from one client can be transferred to…

Started by Jenny Ray

15 Dec 3, 2011
Reply by Jenny Morefield

Cold/Cool Stones

How do you all feel about using cool stones? I will not do a session without them unless medically necessary. I wrote some of my feelings…

Started by Bruce Baltz

6 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by Shanna Schultz

Stone Heaters

I would suggest that we only use stone heaters to heat stones. They have heaver wiring and should have a grounded plug. Water is the best a…

Started by Bruce Baltz

4 Jan 5, 2011
Reply by Pia Poulsen ALST

new stones

Hello,   I bought new stones and wanted to find out what I can do to insure they are ready for use. Been years since I took the class can't…

Started by robin

4 Nov 16, 2010
Reply by robin

Stones that Smell

I recently inherited some stones and they still have an odor after I have cleaned them thoroughly, individually, in hot soapy water. Any su…

Started by Paula Hulen, CMT

8 Sep 24, 2010
Reply by Kay T. Shoda

Need advice for client with forearm pain

I have a client who is in dental school who presented to me with pain in his forearm extensor and flexor muscles, some symptoms of carpal t…

Started by Donna C. Agrinsonis, LMT

2 Jul 17, 2010
Reply by Mieka Davis atc,cmt

scoliosis and hot stone

is hot stone contraindiction with someone who has scoliosis?

Started by Nyema Tolese Randall

2 Feb 7, 2010
Reply by Joseph Williams

Shock non chlorine product.

Hi, What product do you put in the water to keep control of microorganisms, bacteria for the hot stones? I was taught to use a product cal…

Started by Joan Annunziata

9 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Jenny Ray

Stone Therapy - good therapy for therapists

I've got 16 years of practice (and two years Canadian training) under my belt - with the wear and tear on my hands to boot. I took a course…

Started by Catherine Decocq

13 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Jenny Ray

Oil or Lotion on Hot Stone

I attend Everest College we are in are Spa and Wellnes module is it best to use oil or lotion with hot rocks, and what is the best way to c…

Started by Nyema Tolese Randall

12 Jan 3, 2010
Reply by Harry Banek


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