Reflexology is a holistic therapy that helps balance the body when in stress by improving circulation and calming the nervous system.
This therapy relates to the principle, that there are reflexes in the feet which correspond to every part of the human body. By applying pressure of the finger tips to stimulate the 7,000 nerve ends in the bottom of the feet triggering a reflex reaction which is an involuntary response to stimulus particularly a reflex action of an organ, muscle or gland. This reflex can only occur if the neural pathway between point of stimulation and connecting organ/muscle/gland has no blockage. Reflexology techniques help to clear these pathways so that the body systems can work more efficiently.
Several long term benefits include improved sleep, more energy, a stronger immune system and coping with stress better. Reflexology also improves circulation which helps remove toxins in the body and distribute nutrients.
Reflexology can help many conditions including:
Reflexology is offered as a stand-alone service or can be combined as part of a registered massage therapy session.