is a natural healing art designed to relax, detox and balance by
enhancing the natural flow of your body's energies. Traced back
as far as 2300BC in the physician's tomb of the Egyptian pyramids,
Reflexology is indeed an ancient healing art that was also
used in China, India, Japan and by Native American tribes.
people use Reflexology as a way of relaxing the mind and
body and counteracting stress. Each foot contains 7,200 nerve endings
and by applying gentle pressure techniques to stimulate these reflexes,
the body is encouraged to heal itself naturally. Following illness
stress or injury, the body is in a state of imbalance and vital
energy pathways are blocked preventing the body from functioning
effectively. Reflexology can help by restoring the energy
flow, eliminating toxins, improving blood circulation, relieving
tension and inducing a state of deep relaxation. While it does not
cure conditions, this therapy brings relief to a wide range of acute
and chronic illnesses and is suitable for people of all ages and
What are the benfits
Whilst no accredited
and properly qualified reflexologist will ever claim to cure, many doctors,
consultants and other health care professionals recognise reflexology
as a well established, respected and effective therapy.
today is used as a complement to many forms of standard medical treatment.
It is especially beneficial for:
Symptoms for which
there is no underlying pathology
Care of the terminally
session will be beneficial, particularly when stressed, but where there
is a specific condition a course of treatment is recommended. The duration
and frequency of treatment depends very much on each individual, how readily
they respond and how long standing the condition is.
After one of
two treatments your body may respond in a very definite way. Most people
note a sense of well being and relaxation. Sometimes people report feeling
lethargic, nauseous or tearful, but this is transitory and is part of
the healing process and should last no longer than 48 hours.