Reflexology is a form of natural and holistic therapy based on the discovery that there are points on the feet and hands which correspond to organs, systems and structures within the entire body. This corresponding relationship is called a 'reflex'. A reflex is when stimulation at one point brings about a response in another point or area, releasing congestion or tension. Reflexology induces a deep state of relaxation, it has been estimated that 75% of disease is stress related, relaxation is a major contribution to the return of health. As the treatments continue over time this state of relaxation becomes deeper and established.
During a Reflexology treatment precise pressure techniques stimulate points on the feet or hands, imbalances in the tissues, organs and systems of the body can be detected and effectively treated to restore balance and well-being. Reflexology is a complementary therapy, it treats the whole person not just the prevailing symptoms.
Reflexology can be used to help restore and maintain the natural equilibrium of the body. It facilitates a freer flow of blood and lymph supply to the cells and tissues, circulation is increased, nourishing cells and eliminating waste from the body. The 'cleansing' and 'nourishing' effects of a reflexology treatment are a major part of its effectiveness. Whilst encouraging nerve supply and the flow of nerve energy in the body, enhancing energy and vitality. Leaving you with a deep sense of relaxation and well-being
Although Reflexology does not claim to cure, diagnose or prescribe, it has been shown to be effective for: muscular aches and pains, headaches, infertility, sleeping disorders, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, stress-related conditions to name but a few.