Reflexology is a science that is based on the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands that correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body.
A reflexologist will use their thumbs and fingers to apply pressure in a unique method on these reflex areas.
This isn’t a new concept, there is evidence that foot therapy or foot massage dates back to Ancient Eqypt 2300 BC.
The Benefits of Relexology
Reflexology is a complimentary therapy that promotes better health as it helps to unblock any areas of congestion causing our systems to be sluggish and helps our body's to rebalance itself so that it can work to its optimum.
Reflexology is a relaxing treatment that works well alongside conventional medicine. It relieves stress and tension, improves blood and nerve supply and promotes the unblocking of nerve impulses.
Reflexology can be helpful if you are looking for assistance with managing pain, alleviating stress, tension and anxiety, recovery from a sudden illness or operation, managing an ongoing condition or preparing for an event such as pregnancy.
Reflexology can be a relaxing treatment to maintain your current good physical health and mental wellbeing.
Reflexology can benefit people of all ages and depending on the length of time a condition has been present, can improve or eliminate many ailments during a course of treatments. Examples of conditions where reflexology has been found to help include asthma, insomnia, digestion issues, hayfever, back pain, low vitality, fluid retention and PMS/menopause.