Every organ of the body is reflected in the feet and hands. By working these reflex points it is possible to promote greater health and wellbeing.
There are reflexes in the feet relative to each and every organ and all parts of the body. Reflexology is the practise of stimulating parts of the body. Reflexology is a renewal and maintenance programme for the body. It not only aids recovery but helps the body to maintain health . It is not necessary to have a ‘symptom ‘ to benefit from Reflexology.
When is reflexology useful:-
As active relaxation
As part of stress management programme
Recuperation after illness
In preparation for pregnancy
Teenagers under stress from exams
Jetlag-resetting your body clock
When you’re feeling ‘off’ or ‘out of balance’
After physical or emotional trauma
Reflexology is a holistic treatment that aims to rebalance the body system by applying focused pressure on specific points or reflexes on the feet which refer or map to a specific organs and structures in the body. Working these reflexes, combined with the deep relaxation this treatment induces, helps to bring about a powerful healing effect on the physical and non-physical.
Issues dealt with during reflexology.
De-stress and Anxiety
We all know that stress is a cause of a multitude of health issues. It drains your energy levels, leaves you holding your muscles tightly and leads to poor sleep patterns. Finding a way to relax helps you to reduce these symptoms. It is amazing how time out and an easing in tension, allows you to function better, cope with daily stress more effectively and enable you to put things in perspective. Reflexology creates a deep sense of relaxation and calm allowing you to release excess stress from your life.
Never under estimate the power of relaxation. It is the key to health and happiness. It is a skill that many of us need to learn especially with the hectic lifestyles we now lead. We also need to give ourselves permission to relax. It is amazing how the effects of one relaxation treatment boost your whole body and mind, allowing you to be overall more effective. My treatments will bring you into a deep state of relaxation physically and mentally and can be adapted to your needs on the day. Reflexology creates a deep sense of relaxation and calm allowing you to release excess stress from your life.
Hormones play a vital role in communication and instructions in all areas of our body. They regulate energy levels, stress response, temperature control, digestive function, reproductive health, growth, immune function and everything else. Reflexology helps to balance and normalise hormone production and function, thus impacting all aspects of your health, your sleep and your mood. Reflexology works directly on your endocrine system by stimulating your endocrine glands that produce and release hormones thus helping to regulate hormone balance.
Your immune system is vital to your overall heath. A weakened immune system will leave you vulnerable to infection and other illnesses. Many of my treatments, including reflexology full body massage will stimulate your immune system. Reflexology works by stimulating all aspects of your immune system and other systems that impact it such as your nervous system and endocrine system.
Sleep deprivation or insomnia can effect health, mood, energy levels, and concentration levels. Reflexology can bring you to a state of relaxation that compares to sleep in its ability to enable recovery and repair. Treatments also aid normal sleep patterns where they have been disrupted by stress, pain or ill health.