Reflexology is a popular holistic treatment that works on the principle that specific areas of your feet, known as ‘reflex points’, correspond to different organs, systems and areas of your body. Pressure massage of these reflex points brings about healthy changes in these organs or systems.
Reflexology has been shown to: Reduce stress Increase energy levels Improve circulation Encourage deep relaxation Release endorphins (the body’s feel good hormones) Prompt more efficient removal of toxins Strengthen your immune system
Each reflexology session lasts for approximately an hour. We’ll start your appointment by conducting a brief health history and talking to you about any specific issues that might be concerning you at the moment. This is to check that reflexology is the best choice of therapy for you. Do feel free to ask questions at [...]
Different people experience different sensations during a reflexology session, but the majority agree that they feel an overall sense of relaxation. You may experience a feeling of lightness or tingling within your body, and some people say they feel a shift in energy within the organs or systems on which the reflexologist is focusing. You [...]
To gain the maximum benefit from your reflexology treatment, try to rest afterwards as this will help your body’s natural healing process.
Again, every person’s response to a reflexology session is different. You may have normal reactions for 24 to 48 hours that, far from being side effects, show that the reflexology has had a positive effect. These responses can include: Increased energy Better sleep Relief from pain Tiredness (as the body rests and repairs) More mobile [...]
There is no hard and fast rule about the number of sessions you need. As the results are cumulative and reflexology is great for relaxation purposes, many people choose to have regular sessions every one to six weeks. If you are seeking reflexology to help address a particular issue, we may recommend that you have [...]
It’s important to be aware that your reflexologist will not give you medical advice or a medical diagnosis. If you are worried about any aspect of your health, you should seek advice from your GP.