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How does reflexology work?

Reflexology therapies use a map of the body projected onto another part of the body.

Although these somatopic representations vary, reflexology therapies are based on the principle that by working on the projection, electrical signals are transmitted to the corresponding body part (or system) thereby eliciting the healing response.

Reflexology is an active and continually evolving therapeutic practice . In recent years, traditional reflexology has also branched into other effective therapeutic expressions to, again, improve the health and wellness of clients. And, within all types of reflexology, there are therapists who specialize in different protocols.

Reflexology is non-invasive

You do not have to remove your clothing* and it treats the entire body!

*For foot reflexology shoes and socks are removed

How Can Reflexology Help You?

The body has the ability to heal itself. Following illness, stress, injury or disease, it is in a state of "imbalance" and vital body systems can be blocked, preventing the body from functioning optimally.

Reflexology can be used to restore and maintain the body's natural balance and facilitate healing.

For each person, the application and the effect of therapy is unique.

Sensitive, trained hands can detect any tiny deposits and imbalances and by working on these points,

the Reflexology Therapist can release these blockages.

Clients report the following benefits:

  • Reduced stress
  • Improved relaxation
  • Released tension
  • Decreased pain
  • Improved body function
  • Enhanced wellness
  • Increased strength
  • Increased mobility

Is reflexology safe to try?

Reflexology is safe for almost everyone, although pressure and length of session may vary for babies, the aged, or the extremely ill.

It’s non-invasive and comfortable to receive, so it may be worth trying if it’s something you’re interested in.

However, you should talk to your doctor first if you have any of the following health issues:

circulatory problems in the feet
blood clots or inflammation of your leg veins
foot ulcers
fungal infections, like athlete’s foot
open wounds on your hands or feet
thyroid problems
a low platelet count or other blood problems, which can make you bruise and bleed more easily

You may still be able to try reflexology if you have any of these issues, but you might need to take a few precautions to avoid any adverse effects.

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