You may be asking yourself, “What is Reflexology?”
Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure points and areas on the hands, feet, or ears. We believe that these areas and reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them has a beneficial effect on the organs and person’s general health.
Millions of people around the world use it to complement other treatments when addressing conditions like anxiety, asthma, cancer treatment, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, headaches, kidney function, PMS, and sinusitis. Not only does it complement other treatments, it is generally relaxing and may be an effective way to alleviate stress.
Different areas correspond to organs and systems of the body. The right foot corresponds to the left side of the body and all organs, valves, etc. found there; For example, the liver or gallbladder. Pressure applied to these areas effect the organ and ultimately benefits a person’s health.
Many people will mistake reflexology as a “foot massage.” However, there is a huge difference between the generally accepted image of someone who gives a foot massage as a gentle, relaxing, beauty type of therapy and that of a Licensed Massage Therapist who is trained in reflexology.
A foot massage, serves as a pamper or feel good service rather than a means to addressing health care and maintenance and makes use of soothing oil or lotion and slow, firm, gentle, gliding strokes all over the foot.
A Massage Therapist understands the anatomy of the foot, Anatomy and Physiology of the human body along with Pathophysiology and is able to design a treatment protocol, authoritatively and professionally to activate the natural healing powers of the body
The focus of a Massage Therapist is promoting health care, relaxation as well as and balancing body systems.
If you have any further question regarding Reflexology feel free to call us. We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.