Complementing the Conventional the Holistic Way - Reflexology
What is Reflexology?
Reflexology is a complementary & holistic therapy that is applied to the hands and feet. The aim of the treatment is to treat the whole individual thus encouraging the body to heal itself and maintain homeostasis - the natural balance within the body.
It is important to remember that reflexology is more than just a foot or hand massage. As the reflex points on the the hands or feet are worked the circulatory system increases blood supply around the body resulting in the release of tension and toxins for elimination. This brings about a more balanced state.
Because the treatment is so relaxing it aids the emotional and mental well being not just the physical. This should not be underestimated as it is widely considered that a high percentage of illness and disease are stress related.
What Conditions Can it Help?
Reflexology has been shown to be effective for conditions such as:
Reflexology can also when used before an operation or as 'maintenance' can help speed your recovery from surgery/illness.
The above list is by no means exhaustive. Reflexology works wonders on stress related conditions and as stress is a major contributor to illness and disease there are many more conditions which will benefit from reflexology.
What Benefits can be Expected?
With regular treatments you will notice improvements in your day to day living. You will find that you will cope differently to stress and stressful situations more efficiently as your body strives to restore balance.