Reflexology is a type of massage that involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands, and ears. It’s based on a theory that these body parts are connected to certain organs and body systems. There are a couple of different ideas on how it works by working your flow of Qi or nerve connections through the skin to your organs. Either way, this is an incredibly relaxing and wonderful treatment with some amazing results.
Reflexology is linked to many potential benefits, but only a few of them have been evaluated in scientific studies.
So far, there’s limited evidence that reflexology may help to:
• Reduce stress and anxiety • Reduce pain • Lift mood • Improve general well-being
In addition, people have reported that reflexology helped them:
Boost their immune system • Lowers anxiety • Get over colds and bacterial infections • Clear up sinus issues • Recover from back problems • Correct hormonal imbalances • Boost fertility • Improve digestion & digestive issues • Ease arthritis pain • Treat nerve problems and numbness from cancer drugs (peripheral neuropathy)
You must speak to your Doctor and get permission to have treatment from them before booking if you have any of the following:
Circulatory problems in the feet • Blood clots or inflammation of your leg veins • Gout • Foot ulcers • Fungal infections, like athlete’s foot open wounds on your hands or feet • Thyroid problems • Epilepsy • A low platelet count or other blood problems, which can make you bruise and bleed more easily