Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet correspond with different areas of the body. It can be used to help restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium.
By using specific techniques of holds and pressures on these regions, healing is both initiated and accelerated in the corresponding area of the body. Sometimes the body is in a state of ‘imbalance’ following illness or injury, disease or stress and energy pathways are blocked preventing the body from functioning effectively. Reflexology helps restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium and encourage healing.
The therapy and the effects are unique to each person. Sensitive, trained hands can detect tiny deposits and imbalances from touching the feet and by working on the reflex points can release blockages and restore the free flow of energy to the whole body. Tensions are eased and the circulation and elimination improved. The body is encouraged to heal itself.
Usually, after a treatment your tension may be reduced and you might feel relaxed. You might also notice yourself sleeping better and find your mood and sense of wellbeing improved. You may also find that other aspects improve too: however, this happens on an individual basis.
Reflexology may be one of the ways to mitigate the stresses of modern life and works holistically. As such it helps with:
It is a safe and effective treatment including for young children.