Reflexology, also known as zone therapy, is an alternative medical practice involving the application of pressure to specific points on the feet and hands. This is done using specific thumb, finger, and hand massage techniques.
Reflexology is one of the most popular types of massage it focuses on specific zones within the foot and ankle known as “Reflex points”. Each one of these points is a direct correlation to an area of the body.
By applying pressure to these areas, it stimulates the bodies healing response and working these areas assist the body. in re balancing.
I always get asked the same questions “What can it cure?” my answer is always the same NOTHING and “Will it work for me?” I DON’T KNOW.
There is no scientific evidence to support any claim, but it has helped many people over many thousands of years.
You need to remember every person’s body is different.
I always use the same analogy: If you break a bone a doctor will set the bone, so it mends in the correct position, but it is your body that does the healing.
So, what are the benefits of Reflexology and what can it assist with?
Cleanse the body of toxins
Boost the immune system
Increased blood flow
Help to repair injuries
Lower blood pressure
Increased Lymphatic drainage
Re Balancing of the Body.