Reflexology is safe for all ages, natural and relaxing treatment where pressure is applied to various areas of the feet, hands and ears. It is a successful treatment to reduce stress, aligning the systems in the body and overall well being. It originated in China and it is believed that energy travels through the body in channels or meridians. Reflexology in the stimulation of these channels to promote healing and relaxation. Did you know that the foot contains 7000 nerve endings? In reflexology, nerves or reflexes in the feet, hands and ears correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Charts are used to identify the areas to be stimulated for certain conditions or functions. Pressure is applied to these reflexes by hand or with reflexology tools, techniques such as finger walking, kneading and massage are used. The pressure is firm but not painful. Using the Reflexology principals, this pressure to the reflexes stimulates the corresponding channels which travel to areas of the body to encourage better function. This stimulation provides benefits to your overall health by reliving tension, improving circulation and promotes the natural function.
Benefits of Reflexology
Through studies, reflexology has been shown to reduce pain and anxiety, depression, migraines, injuries and enhance relaxation and sleep. See below for more benefits. Reflexology is not intended to replace the treatment and care recommended by your Doctor. Please discuss with your doctor or heath care provider about using reflexology as an complimentary treatments to assist with many complicated conditions.
During and After a treatment
The pressure applied the feet is not intended to be painful. If you encounter any discomfort please speak up. By voicing your discomfort your therapist will be able to adjust the pressure of the reflex being targeted to ensure the experience is enjoyable. If you experience discomfort after treatment and need advice, please give us a call so we can provide some home remedies to assist.
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Trusted References: • Mayo Clinic - Reflexology • Live Strong - Reflexology
Benefits of Reflexology Treatments?
- Stimulate nerve function
- Increases energy
- Boosts circulation
- Deep state of relaxation
- Eliminates toxins
- Speeds recovery after injury or surgery
- Helps relieve sleep disorders
- Reduces depression
- Pain relief
- And More....
Reflexology Hand or Foot - 45 minutes - $50 Reflexology Hand or Foot - 60 minutes - $65 Reflexology Lymph drainage - 60 minutes - $60 *Prices subject to Change