is a science that deals with the principal that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands which correspond to all the glands, organs and parts of the body.
Why do people get Reflexology?
Reflexology is a complimentary therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. Reflexology is also used for post-operative or palliative care.
- Stress and stress-related conditions
- Physical discomfort such as headaches
- Digestive disorders
- Hormonal imbalances
- Sports injuries
- Menstrual disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Digestive problems, such as constipation
- Back pain
- Side effects from treatment of chemotherapy and radiation
How does Reflexology work?
Pressure is applied to the feet and hands using specific thumb, finger and hand techniques. Stretch and movement techniques are utilized to provide relaxation to the foot. Stimulating the reflexes eases discomfort, improves circulation, and creates relaxation, thus promoting health throughout the body.
How will I feel after a Reflexology treatment?
The techniques are very relaxing and will not cause pain. Most people note a sense of well-being and relaxation.
How often should I get treatments?
A consultation will determine the best schedule for you. Your response will provide vital information to your reflexologist as it shows how your body is responding to treatment. This will help the reflexologist tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs. Consistency is important for better health.