What is reflexology:
Reflexology is an alternative medicine and a method of stimulating the healing of the body by massaging certain reflex points of the feet or hands. Reflexology therapy, derived from diagnostic techniques and healing in ancient China and India, is based on the idea that the organs of the body are represented on the foot, forming a map of the vital body. Modern Reflexology is both a science and an art.
Reflexology treatment benefits:
Reflexology reduces stress and induces a deep relaxation, improves circulation, cleanses the body from toxins and impurities, balances the whole system and revitalizes energy. A reflexologist stimulates over 7000 feet nerves when touching, and encourages the openness for cleaning of the neural channels. The human body has self-cleaning mechanisms(lymphatic system) and elimination (lymph nodes, kidneys and colon, skin). If these get stuck or not working properly, toxins and waste products will accumulate. Through deep relaxation, reflexology makes all the body systems to function efficiently.
How reflexology work:
A reflexology treatment session lasts 30 to 45 minutes and are used only hands, without using other devices or mechanisms. The best results are obtained over a series of sessions conducted, preferably every week. In the first session, the reflexologist will take a comprehensive history of the case to make a distribution based treatment. This will include information about medical history, lifestyle, and specific reason for the medical visit. The patient will be sitting comfortably in a chair or lying on massage bed, while the therapist will examine the feet to see if there are scaly areas with protruding, corns and callosities, or fungal infection. The reflexology therapist will also check toenails and and foot’s arch . Then he will start the massage to reflex points. At first , you might feeling hurt at some areas because of the massage’s pressure, but this is happened because in the body exist an imbalance or it may be a particular problem.
Reflexology treatment side effects:
Reflexology does not ever harm. It helps to normalize body functions. A reflexology session will relaxes you and you can get rid of the stress that can affect your health. Reflexology treatment is an effective and safe treatment for a better health.
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