Reflexology is a complementary therapy based on the belief that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands which are believed to correspond to all organs and parts of the body.
Reflexology works on an individual basis and may alleviate and improve symptoms such as everyday stress and tension.
Reflexologist are there to support you as a whole person and promote your wellbeing. Therefore, Reflexologist do not diagnose, prescribe or cure.
Reflexology can be used to help encourage the body to work naturally and restore its own healthy balance. Reflexology may help to treat a whole range of conditions:
*Stress related sleep disorders
*Stress related digestive disorders
*Stress and anxiety related conditions
Reflexology also helps with relaxation, enhances mood, aids sleep, relieves tension and improves wellbeing.
The benefits of Reflexology are individual and many people use Reflexology as a way of relaxing the mind and body and counteracting stress.
On the first visit a consultation will take place to determine your present and past health and lifestyle. A reflexology treatment consists of working the feet or the hands and usually lasts about an hour.
Reflexology should not be used as an alternative to seeing your Doctor or taking medical advice. It is a complementary therapy and can be used alongside other medical treatments.
Please click on the link for an introduction to
What is Reflexology video by the Association of Reflexology.
Vertical reflexology techniques (VRT) is performed on top of the feet whilst standing. It provides deeper access to reflex points and enhances professional reflexology. Synergistic work can also be included where the hands and feet are worked together to turn the power up.
After your treatment most people feel a sense of wellbeing and relaxation. Sometimes people report feeling lethargic, but this is temporary and is part of the healing process. Please inform me should this sensation occur, as this will indicate how well your body is responding to treatment.
Many clients have reported that Reflexology has had a positive effect on both their physical and mental health, with many continuing to have a regular treatment after their initial health issue has been resolved.