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About Foot Reflexology

What is Foot Reflexology?

Reflexology is the study of reflexes. Reflexology therapies are natural therapeutic methods derived from this study based on the principle that there are reflexes in the body that map to other parts, glands, and organs of the body. Through the application of pressure on these reflexes using specific hand and finger techniques, reflexology therapy can relieve tension, Support the body’s efforts to function optimally and improve circulation.

What are the benefits?

The benefits of reflexology include its ability to stimulate nerve function, increase energy, boost circulation, induce a deep state of relaxation, and eliminate toxins from the body.  Moreover, it helps stimulate the central nervous system, prevent migraines, and treat urinary tract conditions. This type of massage speeds up recovery after an injury or surgery, reduces sleep disorders, and relieves depression and pain. After effects:Increased energy, Enhanced sleep,  Relief from pain,  More mobile joints,  Tiredness,  Skin rashes, pimples, or spots (due to elimination of toxins),  Kidney stones passed with ease,  Frequent bowel movements, diarrhea (cleansing, elimination of toxins),  Increased mucus (nasal discharge, vaginal discharge)  Emotional or psychological release (crying).

What to expect during a treatment?

The patient will lie down, remaining fully clothed except for your shoes and socks. The feet are cleansed then I will begin by assessing your feet for open wounds, rashes, sores, plantar warts or bunions and will ask you about any foot or leg pain that could hinder treatment. Generally a session lasts 60 minutes.