Reflexology is a complementary therapy that is growing in popularity and widely utilized in hospices. It is a modern method based on ancient techniques used to promote wellbeing. The principle idea is rooted in energy zones running throughout the body that can be accessed through specific areas on the hands and feet.
During a treatment pressure is applied to reflex points to stimulate glands and organs within the body that help regulate blood circulation, immune system, hormone levels, and the elimination of toxins.
BENEFITS OF REFLEXOLOGY
Reflexology is used by people for a variety of reasons. Some use it alongside conventional medical care, to help them manage or cope with a specific physical, mental or emotional problem. The treatment induces a state of deep relaxation which promotes a general sense of wellbeing. It is suitable for all ages. It may help to:
Lift your mood
Strengthen immune system
Relieve stress related disorders