Reflexology is a treatment system with historical roots, based on the theory that there are reflex
areas and points on the feet, hands, ears and face which are linked to parts of the body. What does research say about reflexology?
Reflexology works very much on an individual
basis and may alleviate symptoms such as stress
and tension. Research trials using reflexology are usually on a small scale, and evidence as to the reported efficacity of reflexology is still mostly anecdotal. Having said this, most people who have reflexology report a range of benefits they feel from it.
Rest and relaxation are
essential for everyone's good health and well-being, and reflexology is
ideal for those who need restorative time out. It
can be a wonderful and deeply relaxing experience, which allows you to
put life on pause while you enjoy a well deserved break. The therapist’s
expert touch will help you
relax, which may help to improve mood, aid sleep and relieve tension.
a health and lifestyle consultation, you remove your footwear and sit
or lie on an adjustable couch. After a visual and tactile
examination of your feet, I begin the precise Reflexology pressure
massage movements. It isn't uncommon for people to fall asleep during
the treatment, awakening refreshed and rested.