This reflexology treatment works on reflex points on the feet that correspond to areas of the body to help restore balance naturally and improve health. It also works on energy levels to unblock any congestion, leading to an overall sense of wellbeing. The foot is mini-map of the body, and during a Reflexology treatment, the reflex points of the feet are worked, which stimulates all the systems of the body and releases the body’s own natural healing powers. There are many stresses in everyday life today, so taking time to calm your body is a must. The relief of stress is just one of the advantages of receiving reflexology treatment.
Reflexology clears away any stagnant energy within the body, by relaxing and opening up the energy pathways, by unblocking the congestion, energy can flow freely and good health will be restored - this brings balance back to the body, leaving you with a sense of well-being. It is a great treatment for reducing stress levels – Reflexology achieves this by generating a state of deep, tranquil relaxation.
Reflexology has an ability to stimulate nerve functions that help your body increase your energy levels, circulation, central nervous system, prevent migraines, clear urinary infections, sleep disorders and depression. However, you should note that a therapist will not heal you but will help your body repair itself for your whole wellbeing including physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
A full medical history will be requested on your first treatment, and you will be asked to sign a consent form for treatment. This information will be kept confidential.Reflexology is a very easy therapy to receive; depending on the type of reflexology, the most clothing that will have to be removed for a treatment to take place will be your socks and shoes.
The therapist will then use their hands to apply pressure to the feet, lower leg, hands, ears or face, depending on the type of reflexology chosen. You may feel areas of transient discomfort during the treatment, but generally the experience should be relaxing.
It is useful to give feedback to the therapist performing your reflexology as this may help show the response of your body to the session. This in turn might help the reflexologist to tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs. After one or two treatments your body may respond in a very noticeable way. Most people note a sense of well-being and relaxation; however, sometimes people report feeling lethargic, nauseous or tearful, but this is usually transitory and this is believed to be natural and can be part of the healing process.